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upwarp

[uhp-wawrp] /ˈʌpˌwɔrp/
noun
1.
a geologic structure, usually of relatively large dimensions, whose flanks slope gradually away from the center.
Also called dome.
Origin of upwarp
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; up- + warp
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  • It has been detached or cut off by an upwarp of the land between it and the Black Sea region.

    Geology William J. Miller

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