from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Geology 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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- n. A fault where two blocks move horizontally in opposite directions along the fault line.
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- n. a geological fault in which one of the adjacent surfaces appears to have moved horizontally
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