from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Geology A fault in which the hanging wall has moved downward relative to the footwall.
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- n. A type of fault in which the footwall moves up relative to the hanging wall.
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- n. an inclined fault in which the hanging wall appears to have slipped downward relative to the footwall
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