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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. running in the direction of the dip in surrounding rock strata; -- of valleys and rivers. Opposite of anaclinal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Sloping: a descriptive term applied to a dip-slope; that is, a land-surface which follows the dip of the underlying strata.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of valleys and rivers; running in the direction of the dip in surrounding rock strata

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