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compression

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Stress force that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks?

Compression is the force that squeezes rock until it breaks


A stress force that squeezes rock?

compression


What is a stress force that squeezes rock?

an earthquake


What is the stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks?

The force that squeezes a rock until it folds or breaks is called compression. When enough stress builds up in a rock, the rock can break, and create a fault.


When stress squeezes an object it is called?

When stress squeezes an object it is compression. When stress stretches an object it is called tension. The process by which the shape of a rock changes because of stress is called deformation.


What is squeezing together of rocks by stress?

The squeezing together of rocks by stress is called compression. In scientific terms Compression is when a force called stress pushes rock/squeezes rock together until it folds or breaks.


Stress force that squeezes rock is?

Stresses the squeeze rocks or anything else are compressive.


What is stress that squeezes a rock layer?

compression


What is a force that stretches rock called?

Tensile force / stress.


What is a force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume called?

A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume called stress. Tension is the stress that sketched rock so that is becomes thinner in the middle.


The stress force that causes a mass of rock to pull or twist in opposite directions is called?

The stress force that causes a mass of rock to pull or twist in opposite directions is called tension. Shearing is the stress force that causes a mass of rock to pull or twist in opposite directions.


A science student squeezes a rock between her hands but the rock does not change shape The rock is undergoing?

Compressional stress


Folded rock is a sign of the stress force called?

Compression.


What forces squeezes or pull the rock in earths crust?

Stress forces squeeze or pull the rock in the Earth's crust.


When molten rock squeezes into existing rock it's called?

A dyke or a sill.


The three types of stresses of an earthquake?

Shearing (stress that pushes a mass of rock in opposite directions), tension (stress that stretches rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle), and compression (stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks).


Molten rock that squeezes into existing rock and cools is called what?

A plutonic intrusion.Igneous rock.


What is lateral compression?

lateral compression is the type of earth stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks.


What is geological stress?

Geological stress is a force applied to a rock.


What is the Stress force that pulls rock apart?

Tensile stress.


The stress force that causes a mass of rock to pull or twist in opposite directions in called?

shearing


A process by which rock deforms like a rubber band being stretched is called?

The force causing the change in the shape of rock is called stress. The change of shape in the rock is called strain. If the stress does not cause a permanent change in the shape of rock, it is called elastic deformation. If the change is permanent, it is called plastic deformation.


Does stress takes energy out of rock?

No, stress is a force that adds energy to rocks.


What is it called when molten rock squeezes into existing rock?

It's called an intrusion.Depending on just how the igneous rock (molten rock) enters into the existing rock, you can have dikes, sills, plutons and batholiths.


Because stress is a force it?

adds energy to rock


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