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metamorphic rock
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Rock altered by pressure and heat WordNet 3.0
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Rock altered by pressure and heat WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Metamorphic rocks arise from the transformation of existing rock types, in a process called metamorphism, which means "change in form". Wikipedia
Rock arising from metamorphism, in which an original rock is subjected to heat and pressure causing profound physical or chemical change Wikidata
One of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth; consists of pre-existing rock mass in which new minerals or textures are formed at higher temperatures and greater pressures than those present on the Earth's surface. Wiktionary
One of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth. Wiktionary (translation)