American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A geologic structure in which all layers are inclined in the same direction.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as monoclinal.
- n. geology A unidirectional dip in strata that is not a part of an anticline or syncline
- n. geology A single flexure in otherwise flat-lying strata
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Geol.) A monoclinal fold.
- n. a geological formation in which all strata are inclined in the same direction
- mono- + -cline (Wiktionary)
“The simplest type of fold is called a monocline (Figure 2).”
“Analysts at Mediobanca have estimated that Deutsche Bank has risk exposures of 150.7% of tangible equity, and it has a high exposure to commercial mortgages and monocline insurers, or insurers that provide guarantees to issuers of bonds, including mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt.”
“This monocline is easily accessible via two methods: road and river!”
“If you look closely, you can see a fold or monocline concealed partly by snow.”
“The boy's corpse becomes the foundation for Burringurrah, an enormous red monocline in western Australia.”
“HSBC HSBC Holding PLC said on March 3 that it made a total of $2.1 billion in write-downs on asset-backed securities and credit-trading positions, leveraged - and acquisition-financing positions, and monocline-credit exposures.”
“About three or four miles west of this junction the river enters the east slope of the east Kaibab monocline, and here the”
“If you are a bank or regulated entity, and you have mortgage-backed securities that have been written by a AAA monocline company, you can carry that debt on your books as AAA.”
“An Upper Cretaceous sag pond deposit: Implications for recognition of local seismicity and surface rupture along the Kaibab monocline, Utah”
“Even if in the unlikely event that the value of this portfolio were to drop to zero, along with CIBC's exposure to monocline bond insurers, the total hit to the bank's Tier One Capital ratio would be less than 45 basis points.”
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