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Meaning of GEOLOGICAL FAULT

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other; "they built it right over a geological fault"
 
 Synonyms: break, fault, fracture, shift
 
 See Also: cleft, crack, crevice, Denali Fault, fault line, fissure, inclined fault, San Andreas Fault, scissure, strike-slip fault

 

 

 

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