Definition of Moho in English:

Moho

Syllabification: Mo·ho
Pronunciation: /ˈmōˌhō
 
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noun

Geology
  • short for Mohorovičić discontinuity.
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    • If magmas are extracted from the magma chamber complexes around the Moho, subsequent magmas will not be trapped, and primitive magmas will be able to rise directly to the surface.
    • These uplift-subsidence cycles may have been caused by episodic plume-related magmatic injection near the Moho and associated fluctuations in dynamic support.
    • Upon migration, it is evident that they are truncated by subhorizontal reflectivity at c.43 km depth, such that they do not continue across the Moho.

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