upwarp

[ uhp-wawrp ]
/ ˈʌpˌwɔrp /

noun

a geologic structure, usually of relatively large dimensions, whose flanks slope gradually away from the center.

Nearby words

  1. upward mobility,
  2. upwardly,
  3. upwardly mobile,
  4. upwards,
  5. upwards of,
  6. upwell,
  7. upwelling,
  8. upwhirl,
  9. upwind,
  10. ur

Origin of upwarp

First recorded in 1915–20; up- + warp

Also called dome.

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