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fault block


noun Geology.

a mass of rock bounded on at least two opposite sides by faults.

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Nearby words

fauld, faulkner, faulkner, william, faulknerian, fault, fault block, fault breccia, fault line, fault plane, fault scarp, fault tree

Origin of fault block

First recorded in 1895–1900
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