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English → English (WordNet) Definition: plutonic rock plutonic rock n : large mass of intrusive igneous rock believed to have solidified deep within the earth [syn: batholith, batholite, pluton]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Plutonic rocks Plutonic \Plu*ton"ic\, a. [Cf. F. plutonique. See Pluto.] 1. Of or pertaining to Pluto; Plutonian; hence, pertaining to the interior of the earth; subterranean. [1913 Webster] 2. Of, pertaining to, or designating, the system of the Plutonists; igneous; as, the Plutonic theory. [1913 Webster] Plutonic action (Geol.), the influence of volcanic heat and other subterranean forces under pressure. Plutonic rocks (Geol.), granite, porphyry, and some other igneous rocks, supposed to have consolidated from a melted state at a great depth from the surface. Cf. Intrusive rocks , under Intrusive. Plutonic theory. (Geol.) See Plutonism. [1913 Webster]


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