batholith definition

  • noun:
    • a big size of igneous stone that has melted and intruded surrounding strata at great depths.
    • a big irregular size of invasive igneous stone with melted or forced it self into surrounding strata.
    • a big mass of invasive igneous rock believed to have solidified deep within the earth.
    • a sizable size of deep-seated igneous rock which can be exposed by erosion.
    • huge mass of intrusive igneous stone considered to have solidified deep inside the earth

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