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  • adj. Having one oblique inclination; applied to strata that dip in only one direction from the axis of elevation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having one oblique inclination; -- applied to strata that dip in only one direction from the axis of elevation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In geology, dipping in one direction: said of a zone of stratified rocks throughout which the strata all incline toward the same point of the compass.
  • n. A monoclinal fold or flexure. See I.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of a geological structure in which all strata are inclined in the same direction

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