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offlap

[awf-lap, of-] /ˈɔfˌlæp, ˈɒf-/
noun, Geology
1.
the retreat of a sea from its shore.
2.
a sequence of layers of sedimentary rock formed during a retreat of the sea.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; off + lap3
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  • Internal truncation, onlap, and offlap of reflections are all common.

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