massive

Definition of massive

mass´ive   Pronunciation: mås´ĭv
a.1.Forming, or consisting of, a large mass; compacted; weighty; heavy; massy.
2.(Min.) In mass; not necessarily without a crystalline structure, but having no regular form; as, a mineral occurs massive.
Massive rock
(Geol.) a compact crystalline rock not distinctly schistose, as granite; also, with some authors, an eruptive rock.

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