[ kwey-kwuh-vur-suhl ]
/ ˌkweɪ kwəˈvɜr səl /
(of a geological formation) sloping downward from the center in all directions.
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Origin of quaquaversal
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British Dictionary definitions for quaquaversal
/ (ˌkwɑːkwəˈvɜːsəl) /
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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