inclined fault

Definitions of inclined fault

n a geological fault in which one side is above the other

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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