Definition of karstic in English:

karstic

adjective

Geology
  • See karst

    • ‘However, karstic topography and presence of older structures makes identification of Tertiary faults difficult in many places.’
    • ‘Aeolian processes are generally restricted to the entrances of karstic caves.’
    • ‘This mini-canyon formed inside a karstic catchment depression in less than 10 years.’
    • ‘Without archaeological study of such environments, we will remain with incomplete culture histories of karstic regions.’
    • ‘The last is at a karstic horizon, rendering correlation of the top of the older stage difficult.’

Pronunciation

karstic

/ˈkɑːstɪk/