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- n. Plural form of overthrust.
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Some creationists like to claim that overthrusts and overturning have not been demonstrated in every case.
That line of fold mountains, with the three higher overthrusts ...
Lyells genial uniformity seemed genial still, for nothing had taken its place, though, in the interval, granite had grown young, nothing had been explained, and a bewildering system of huge overthrusts had upset geological mechanics.
That line of fold mountains, with the three higher overthrusts ... "