Definition of subparallel in English:

subparallel

Syllabification: sub·par·al·lel
Pronunciation: /səbˈparəˌlel
 
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adjective

chiefly Geology
Almost parallel.
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  • These data define another linear palaeotemperature profile that is subparallel to the present-day geothermal gradient.
  • The main-phase foliation is subparallel to the nappe contact of the Gran Paradiso massif with the overlying Zermatt-Saas zone and defines a broad regional dome structure.
  • The foliation is generally parallel or subparallel to the axial plane of the host fold, but it can also converge through the fold core.

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