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domal

[doh-muh l] /ˈdoʊ məl/
adjective
1.
of or like a dome.
2.
Phonetics, retroflex (def 2).
noun
3.
Phonetics. a domal sound.
Origin
1710-1720
1710-20; dome + -al1
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  • Natural gas is often stored in solution-mined caverns in domal salt formations.
  • Breccias commonly have domal cross sections above limestone aquifers that have been thinned by solution.
  • These highs are large domal geologic structures in the subsurface that might have high potential for oil and gas.
  • Outburst means the sudden, violent release of solids and high-pressure occluded gases, including methane in a domal salt mine.
  • Most primary textures obliterated by metamorphism but domal structures preserved in cherty layers are probably algal mounds.
  • We see in the seismic reflection data a whole series of domal structures.

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