(of a geological formation) sloping downward from the center in all directions.
Origin of quaquaversal
1720–30; < Latin quāquā vers(us) literally, wheresoever turned, turned everywhere + -al1
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geology directed outwards in all directions from a common centrethe quaquaversal dip of a pericline
Word Origin for quaquaversal
C18: from Latin quāquā in every direction + versus towards
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