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hade

[heyd] /heɪd/
noun
1.
Geology. the angle between a fault plane and the vertical, measured perpendicular to the strike of the fault; complement of the dip.
2.
Mining. the inclination of a vein or seam from the vertical.
verb (used without object), haded, hading.
3.
(of a fault, vein, or seam) to incline from a vertical position.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for haded

hade

/heɪd/
noun
1.
the angle made to the vertical by the plane of a fault or vein
verb
2.
(obsolete) (intransitive) (of faults or veins) to incline from the vertical
Word Origin
C18: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for haded

hade

n.

Old English had "person, individual, character, individuality; condition, state, nature; sex, race, family, tribe;" see -hood. Obsolete after 14c. Cognate with Old Saxon hed "condition, rank, Old Norse heiðr "honor, dignity," Old High German heit, Gothic haidus "way, manner."

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