American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Geology A reverse fault in which the fault plane is inclined at an angle equal to or less than 45°.
- n. geology A type of reverse fault in which the angle that the hanging wall makes with the horizontal is less than 45 degrees.
- n. a geological fault in which the upper side appears to have been pushed upward by compression
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