overthrust belt


noun (sometimes initial capital letters) Geology.

an elongate area in which thick rock layers have been pushed over one another by compressional forces within the earth's crust.

Nearby words

  1. overtask,
  2. overtax,
  3. overthink,
  4. overthrow,
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  6. overtime,
  7. overtire,
  8. overtired,
  9. overtly,
  10. overtone

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