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overfold

noun
  1. geology a fold in which one or both limbs have been inclined more than 90° from their original orientation
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  • A sigmoidal fold, showing a bed xx in an overfold with arch (a), trough (t) and common limb c.

    The Principles of Stratigraphical Geology

    J. E. Marr


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