Definition of geanticline in English:
A large-scale anticline or upward fold of stratified rock.
- Shortly afterwards, the two basins, including the central geanticline, began to subside rapidly.
- He suggested that the median geanticlines were absent, and that the geosynclines were actually wedge-shaped accumulations of strata.
- These folds were called geanticlines and geosynclines.
Definition of geanticline in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan