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Dictionary entry overview: What does gneiss mean?
• GNEISS (noun)
The noun GNEISS has 1 sense:
1. a laminated metamorphic rock similar to granite
Familiarity information: GNEISS used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A laminated metamorphic rock similar to granite
Nouns denoting substances
Hypernyms ("gneiss" is a kind of...):
metamorphic rock (rock altered by pressure and heat)
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