Re*sorp"tion (r?*s?rp"sh?n), n.

The act of resorbing; also, the act of absorbing again; reabsorption.


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Re*sorp"tion (rE*sorp"shun), n. (Petrography)

The redissolving wholly or in part, in the molten magma of an igneous rock, of crystals previously formed. The dissolved material may again solidify, giving rise to a mass of small crystals, usually of a different kind.


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