upthrow

Definitions of upthrow
1

n (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)

Synonyms:
upheaval, uplift, upthrust
Type of:
ascension, ascent, rise, rising
a movement upward

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.