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aphanitic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj aphanitic of or relating to aphanite
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Aphanitic (Min) Resembling aphanite; having a very fine-grained structure.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aphanitic Of the nature of aphanite.
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Usage

In literature:

There is greater variety in texture, from fine aphanitic traps up to coarse grained dolerites with feldspars one-third of an inch long.
"History and Comprehensive Description of Loudoun County, Virginia" by James W. Head
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