anticlinal

[an-ti-klahyn-l]
adjective
1.
inclining in opposite directions from a central axis.
2.
Geology.
a.
inclining downward on both sides from a median line or axis, as a fold of rock strata.
b.
pertaining to such a fold.

Origin:
1825–35; < Greek antiklī́n(ein) to lean against each other (anti- anti- + klī́nein to lean1) + -al1

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anticlinal (ˌæntɪˈklaɪnəl)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or resembling an anticline
2.  botany of or relating to the plane at right angles to the surface of an organ

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anticlinal an·ti·cli·nal (ān'tē-klī'nəl, ān'tī-)
adj.
Inclined in opposite directions, as two sides of a pyramid.

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Example sentences
Both regions show the development of two, elongate anticlinal ridges along the margin of the accretionary wedge.
The ridges and pinnacles are the surface expressions of anticlinal and synclinal structures within the fold trends.
Locally, anticlinal noses and fault blocks play a secondary role in entrapment.
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