Definition of brecciation in English:

brecciation

noun

mass nounGeology
  • The process of breaking down rock into angular fragments.

    ‘hydraulic fracturing gave rise to brecciation of the banded rocks’

Origin

Late 19th century: from breccia + -ation.

Pronunciation

brecciation

/ˌbrɛtʃɪˈeɪʃn/