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

  • n. Geology A fault in which the hanging wall has moved upward relative to the footwall.

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  • n. A type of fault in which the hanging wall moves up relative to the footwall.

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  • n. a geological fault in which the upper side appears to have been pushed upward by compression

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