monoclinal

[mon-uh-klahyn-l]Geology

adjective

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

noun


Nearby words

  1. monochromatism,
  2. monochromatophil,
  3. monochromator,
  4. monochrome,
  5. monocle,
  6. monocline,
  7. monoclinic,
  8. monoclinous,
  9. monoclonal,
  10. monoclonal antibody

Origin of monoclinal

1835–45; mono- + Greek klī́n(ein) to incline + -al1

Related formsmon·o·cli·nal·ly, adverb

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