fenster

[ fen-ster ]
/ ˈfɛn stər /
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noun Geology.

an erosional break in an overthrust rock sheet, exposing the rocks that underlie the sheet.

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Origin of fenster

1920–25; < German: literally, window; Old High German fënster < Latin fenestra

Also called window.

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