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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Geology A fold with strata sloping downward on both sides from a common crest.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fold with strata sloping downwards on each side.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A structure of bedded rocks in which the beds on both sides of an axis or axial plane dip away from the axis; an anticlinal. Contrassted with syncline.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as anticlinal.


anti- + -cline (Wiktionary)



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