static metamorphism

static metamorphism

[′stad·ik ‚med·ə′mȯr‚fiz·əm]
(geology)
Regional metamorphism caused by heat and solvents at high lithostatic pressures. Also known as load metamorphism.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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