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- (astronomy) Moving in a forward direction, especially with respect to other bodies in the same system.
- (geology) Being a metamorphic change resulting from a higher pressure or temperature.
(astronomy) moving in a forward direction
- (geology) Of sediment, to build out seawards in conditions of marine regression.
- 1992, R.H Workum & A.S. Hedinger, Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2509, page 41:
- In some localities the bank margins of several cycles are stacked above each other, in other places they backstep or prograde relative to each other.