[ heyd ]
/ heɪd /
Geology. the angle between a fault plane and the vertical, measured perpendicular to the strike of the fault; complement of the dip.
Mining. the inclination of a vein or seam from the vertical.
verb (used without object), had·ed, had·ing.
(of a fault, vein, or seam) to incline from a vertical position.
Origin of hade
First recorded in 1675–85; origin uncertain
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I shall meet Coquelin tomorrow night, and if Hading is not present I will send her picture to her by somebody.The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 4, 1886-1900|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
British Dictionary definitions for hading
/ (heɪd) geology /
the angle made to the vertical by the plane of a fault or vein
obsolete (intr) (of faults or veins) to incline from the vertical
Word Origin for hade
C18: of unknown origin
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