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Origin of strike slip
OTHER WORDS FROM strike slipstrike-slip, adjective
Words nearby strike slip
Example sentences from the Web for strike slip
Strike-slip (lateral) faults occur in response to either type of stress; the blocks move horizontally past one another.
The single line defines a strike-slip fault along which plates are sliding horizontally past one another.Volcanoes|Robert I. Tilling
Most faulting along spreading zones is normal, along subduction zones is thrust, and along transform faults is strike-slip.