Monocline meaning

mŏnə-klīn
A geologic structure in which all layers are inclined in the same direction.
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A set of rock layers that all slope downward from the horizontal in the same direction.
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A monoclinal rock fold or structure.
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(geology) A unidirectional dip in strata that is not a part of an anticline or syncline.
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(geology) A single flexure in otherwise flat-lying strata.
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Origin of monocline

  • mono- +"Ž -cline

    From Wiktionary