fenster

[ fen-ster ]
/ ˈfɛn stər /

noun Geology.

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

Origin of fenster

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