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  1. (noun, geology) A unidirectional dip in strata that is not a part of an anticline or syncline
  2. (noun, geology) A single flexure in otherwise flat-lying strata
  3. (Italian, adjective) Feminine plural form of monoclino

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

mon'-o-cline

Noun[edit]

Monocline

  1. (geology) A unidirectional dip in strata that is not a part of an anticline or syncline
  2. (geology) A single flexure in otherwise flat-lying strata

References[edit]

  • Dictionary of Geological Terms (Anchor Books, 1984, edited by Robert L. Bates and Julia A. Jackson)

See also[edit]

-cline


Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

monocline f.

  1. Feminine plural form of monoclino