Definition of updoming in English:


Line breaks: up|dom¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈʌpdəʊmɪŋ


[mass noun] Geology
  • The upward deformation of a rock mass into a dome shape: this causes updoming of the rock surface [count noun]: an early pre-Permian updoming
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    • Buildings near the updoming displayed cracks and concrete road slabs were tilted through various angles.
    • The seismic data of a designated wind farm area off Borkum reveals that the wind farm area is located above the eastern flank of an updoming structure, probably a salt dome.
    • The camera revealed two regions of interest to geologists: a view of a highland valley network called Nirgal Vallis and an image of Labyrinthus Noctis, an area near the crest of a large updoming in the Martian crust.

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