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clas·tic  audio  (klstk) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Separable into parts or having removable sections: a clastic anatomical model.
  2. Geology Made up of fragments of preexisting rock; fragmental.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek klastos, broken ; see clast

OTHER FORMS:
clastic(Noun)


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