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geo- +‎ anticlinal.


geanticlinal (comparative more geanticlinal, superlative most geanticlinal)

  1. (geology) Of the Earth's crust, bending upwards and resulting in the formation of anticlinoria.


geanticlinal (plural geanticlinals)

  1. (geology) An upward bend or flexure of a considerable portion of the Earth's crust, resulting in the formation of anticlinoria.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for geanticlinal in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)