Containing relatively big isolated crystals in quite a few fine surface.
of or related to porphyry
containing big crystals in a superb size of product
associated with, or resembling, porphyry, this is certainly, characterized by the presence of distinct crystals, by feldspar, quartz, or augite, in a relatively fine-grained base, often aphanitic or cryptocrystalline.
(of stones) comprising porphyry or containing big crystals in a superb groundmass of minerals
Containing or resembling porphyry; composed of a compact homogeneous stone where distinct crystals or grains of feldspar or other minerals tend to be embedded: as, porphyritic granite. Additionally porphyraceous, and often, incorrectly, porphyroid.
A theory or system of social reform which contemplates a complete reconstruction of society with a more just and equitable distribution of property and labor In popular usage the term is often employed to indicate any lawless revolutionary social scheme See Communism Fourierism Saint Simonianism forms of socialism...