unconformity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ conformity

Noun[edit]

unconformity (plural unconformities)

  1. (nonstandard) a lack of conformity
  2. (geology) a gap in time in rock strata, where erosion occurs while deposition slows or stops

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