Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Almost vertical or perpendicular.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Dike geology, a subvertical sheet-like intrusion of magma or sediment

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  • T. imperator and T. navigans, in contrast, are longer-skulled, with immense vertical crests, supported by thin subvertical spines at their leading edges.

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  • It has a distinctive subvertical, dorsoventrally elongate naris.

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  • Realising it was inaccessible, Losper said he instructed the men to make their way back to the subvertical shaft - using the rushing mud to propel them and holding on to piping on the wall.

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  • Two other miners were rescued and four bodies recovered further up the subvertical shaft from where Losper and the other 31 miners were extracted.

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  • He ran some 30m to a subvertical shaft and saw mud coming down it.

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  • On Friday the company reported a fire at East Driefontein gold mine's Number 4 subvertical shaft, about 2500m below surface.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A seismic event measuring 2,1 on the Richter scale affected an area served by the Number 1 subvertical shaft at a depth of about

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The skarn deposit at Carles North, which is a subvertical, tabular mineralized body, is projected to provide about 235,000 tonnes per year of feed to the mill during the first two years of production.

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  • Nine holes were drilled from an underground station to intersect the subvertical A107 epithermal vein in areas targeted for production during the early years.

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