Definition of brecciate in English:

brecciate

verb

  • See breccia

    • ‘As the impacting body forces its way into the Earth's crust, it brecciates and melts the rocks in its way.’
    • ‘The explosive expansion brecciates and mixes the magmatic and sedimentary material.’
    • ‘Fractures due to faulting were found to traverse and brecciate the fluorite and calcite in some places.’
    • ‘In the impact point the target rock and the projectile will vaporize, melt and brecciate.’
    • ‘The cherts are easily crushed and brecciate even along minor faults.’