from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A fault in which surfaces on opposite sides of the fault plane have moved horizontally and parallel to the strike of the fault.
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- noun geology A
faultwhere two blocks move horizontallyin opposite directions along the fault line.
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- noun a geological fault in which one of the adjacent surfaces appears to have moved horizontally
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