|1.||an arrangement or pattern of striae|
|2.||the condition of being striate|
|3.||another word for stria|
striation stri·a·tion (strī-ā'shən)
The state of being striated or having striae.
striation [%PREMIUM_LINK%] (strī-ā'shən) Pronunciation Key |
One of multiple, usually parallel grooves or scratches on a rock surface, produced by abrasion associated with glacial movement, stream flow, a geologic fault, or meteoric impact. See more at glacial striation, shatter cone, slickenside.