noun Geology.

a fold of strata so tightly compressed that both limbs dip in the same direction.

Origin of isocline

First recorded in 1885–90; back formation from isoclinal Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for isocline



a series of rock strata with isoclinal folds
another name for isoclinal (def. 3)
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isocline in Science



A geologic fold that has two parallel limbs. See illustration at fold.
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