Definitions for "Foliation"
The property, possessed by some crystalline rocks, of dividing into plates or slabs, which is due to the cleavage structure of one of the constituents, as mica or hornblende. It may sometimes include slaty structure or cleavage, though the latter is usually independent of any mineral constituent, and transverse to the bedding, it having been produced by pressure.
Process where once randomly distributed platy minerals in a rock become reoriented, because of metamorphism, in a parallel manner.
A rock texture formed by alignment of sheet-like features or grains.
The act of beating a metal into a thin plate, leaf, foil, or lamina.
The act of coating with an amalgam of tin foil and quicksilver, as in making looking-glasses.
The enrichment of an opening by means of foils, arranged in trefoils, quatrefoils, etc.; also, one of the ornaments. See Tracery.
Keywords:  manifold, bud, stripy, dispo, imbedded
The process of forming into a leaf or leaves.
The manner in which the young leaves are dispo?ed within the bud.
The stage in the vine's life cycle when the leaves sprout. Also called budding.