monoclinal

[mon-uh-klahyn-l]Geology

adjective

noting, pertaining to, or composed of strata dipping in only one direction.

noun


Origin of monoclinal

1835–45; mono- + Greek klī́n(ein) to incline + -al1
Related formsmon·o·cli·nal·ly, adverb
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