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isocline

[ahy-suh-klahyn] /ˈaɪ səˌklaɪn/
noun, Geology
1.
a fold of strata so tightly compressed that both limbs dip in the same direction.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; back formation from isoclinal
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  • All plots were located along an elevation isocline and type of treatment was selected by using a random number table.
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isocline

/ˈaɪsəʊˌklaɪn/
noun
1.
a series of rock strata with isoclinal folds
2.
another name for isoclinal (sense 3)
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isocline in Science
isocline
  (ī'sə-klīn')   
A geologic fold that has two parallel limbs. See illustration at fold.
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