upwarp

[ uhp-wawrp ]
/ ˈʌpˌwɔrp /

noun

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

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Origin of upwarp

First recorded in 1915–20; up- + warp
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