Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

spreading center

noun, Geology.
1.
a linear zone in the sea floor along which magma rises and from which adjacent crustal plates are moving apart.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for spreading center
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Nearby words for spreading center

Word Value for spreading

13
16
Scrabble Words With Friends