dip fault

noun

geology a fault that runs perpendicular to the strike of the affected rocks (i.e. parallel to the plane of the angle of dip of the rocks)

Nearby words

  1. dioxide,
  2. dioxin,
  3. dioxygenase,
  4. dip,
  5. dip circle,
  6. dip into,
  7. dip needle,
  8. dip net,
  9. dip one's toes into,
  10. dip out

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