anticline fold

(геол.) антиклинальная складка

English-Russian dictionary of Oil Industry. 2014.

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  • anticline — (n.) 1867, earlier anticlinal (1849, by ellipsis from anticlinal fold), from ANTI (Cf. anti ) against + Gk. klinein to lean, slope (see LEAN (Cf. lean) (v.)). Form assimilated to INCLINE (Cf. incline) …   Etymology dictionary

  • anticline — [an′ti klīn΄] n. [< ANTICLINAL, modeled on INCLINE, DECLINE] Geol. a sharply arched fold of stratified rock from whose central axis the strata slope downward in opposite directions: opposed to SYNCLINE: See SYNCLINE …   English World dictionary

  • Anticline — In structural geology, an anticline is a fold that is convex up and has its oldest beds at its core. The term is not to be confused with antiform , which is a purely descriptive term for any fold that is convex up. Therefore if age relationships… …   Wikipedia

  • Fold (geology) — For other uses, see Fold (disambiguation). Very tight folds. Formation near Moruya, New South Wales, Australia …   Wikipedia

  • fold — fold1 foldable, adj. /fohld/, v.t. 1. to bend (cloth, paper, etc.) over upon itself. 2. to bring into a compact form by bending and laying parts together (often fol. by up): to fold up a map; to fold one s legs under oneself. 3. to bring (the… …   Universalium

  • anticline —     a) [ landform ]    A unit of folded strata that is convex upward and whose core contains the stratigraphically oldest rocks, and occurs at the earth’s surface. In a single anticline, beds forming the opposing limbs of the fold dip away from… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • fold — I. /foʊld / (say fohld) verb (t) 1. to double or bend (cloth, paper, etc.) over upon itself. 2. to bring together (the arms, hands, legs, etc.) with one round another: to fold one s arms on one s chest. 3. to bring (the wings) close to the body,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • fold — I [[t]foʊld[/t]] v. t. 1) to bend (cloth, paper, etc.) over upon itself 2) to bring into a compact form by bending and laying parts together: to fold up a map[/ex] 3) to bring together and intertwine or cross: He folded his arms on his chest[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • anticline — noun A fold with strata sloping downwards on each side …   Wiktionary

  • anticline — [ antɪklʌɪn] noun Geology a ridge or fold of stratified rock in which the strata slope downwards from the crest. Compare with syncline. Derivatives anticlinal adjective Origin C19: from anti + Gk klinein lean , on the pattern of incline …   English new terms dictionary

  • anticline —   n. Geology, upward fold.    ♦ anticlinal, a. anticlinorium, n. arch shaped group of anticlines and synclines …   Dictionary of difficult words


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