HyperDic: strike-slip_fault

English > 1 sense of the expression strike-slip fault:
NOUNobjectstrike-slip faulta geological fault in which one of the adjacent surfaces appears to have moved horizontally
English > strike-slip fault: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA geological fault in which one of the adjacent surfaces appears to have moved horizontally.
Broaderfault, faulting, geological fault, shift, fracture, break(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

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