salband

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German, from Middle High German selbende, selpende, from selp (self) (from Old High German selb) + ende (end) (from Old High German enti)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsælˌbænd/, /ˈsɑːlˌbɑːnt/, /ˈzɑːlˌbɑːnt/

Noun[edit]

salband (plural salbands)

  1. The border of an igneous mass, usually characterized by a finer grain or glassy texture which is produced by the chilling of the molten rock by the cold country rock.