Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fault produced by the pulling apart of the sides of a fissure in the earth' s crust. As the fissure is almost always inclined, the upper side slips down on the lower. It is a normal or gravity-fault.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.