monoclinal

monoclinal

[mon-uh-klahyn-l] Geology.
adjective
1.
noting, pertaining to, or composed of strata dipping in only one direction.
noun

Origin:
1835–45; mono- + Greek klī́n(ein) to incline + -al1

monoclinally, adverb
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monocline (ˈmɒnəʊˌklaɪn)
 
n
a local steepening in stratified rocks with an otherwise gentle dip
 
[C19: from mono- + Greek klīnein to lean]
 
mono'clinal
 
adj, —n
 
mono'clinally
 
adv

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