inclined fault

Definitions of inclined fault
  1. noun
    a geological fault in which one side is above the other
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    common fault, gravity fault, normal fault
    an inclined fault in which the hanging wall appears to have slipped downward relative to the footwall
    overthrust fault, reverse fault, thrust fault
    a geological fault in which the upper side appears to have been pushed upward by compression
    type of:
    break, fault, faulting, fracture, geological fault, shift
    (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
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