quaquaversal

quaquaversal

[kwey-kwuh-vur-suhl]
adjective
(of a geological formation) sloping downward from the center in all directions.

Origin:
1720–30; < Latin quāquā vers(us) literally, wheresoever turned, turned everywhere + -al1

quaquaversally, adverb
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quaquaversal (ˌkwɑːkwəˈvɜːsəl)
 
adj
geology directed outwards in all directions from a common centre: the quaquaversal dip of a pericline
 
[C18: from Latin quāquā in every direction + versus towards]

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