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  • n. The upward direction of a vein in a mine.
  • n. The emergence of a stratum at the surface.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The upward direction of a vein in a mine; the emergence of a stratum at the surface.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In geology and mining, outcropping.
  • n. The cropping out or appearance of rock on the surface of a stratum, or series of strata.

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