syncline

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Etymology[edit]

syn- +‎ -cline

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsɪn.klaɪn/, [ˈsɪŋˌklaɪn]

Noun[edit]

syncline (plural synclines)

  1. (geology) A concave-upward fold in rock strata

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References[edit]

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