from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A reverse fault in which the fault plane is inclined at an angle equal to or less than 45°.
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- noun geology A type of
reverse faultin which the angle that the hanging wallmakes with the horizontal is less than 45 degrees.
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- noun a geological fault in which the upper side appears to have been pushed upward by compression
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