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clastic

 [klas´tik]
1. undergoing or causing division.
2. separable into parts.

clas·tic

(klas'tik),
Breaking up into pieces, or exhibiting a tendency so to break or divide.
[G. klastos, broken]

clas·tic

(klas'tik)
Breaking up into pieces, or exhibiting a tendency so to break or divide.
[G. klastos, broken]
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Most of the technical words used are defined in the text and there is a helpful glossary at the back, but if the words, "eustatic," "detrital" or "clastic" do not conjure an image in your mind, you may find yourself flipping pages for definitions.
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