down throw


a throwing down or being thrown down; overthrow.

1605–15; noun use of verb phrase throw down Unabridged
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downthrow (ˈdaʊnˌθrəʊ)
1.  the state of throwing down or being thrown down
2.  geology the sinking of rocks on one side of a fault plane

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