Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of ring dyke in English:
A dyke that is roughly circular in plan, formed by upwelling of magma in a conical or cylindrical fracture system.
- The base of the cauldron appears as a circular intrusion; its sides forms a ring dyke.
- The property, surrounded by a ring dyke erected after the flood of 1997 through the flood-proofing program has been the subject of numerous heated discussions at various levels of government.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.