Synclinoria
Synclinorium Syn`cli*no"ri*um, n.; pl. {Synclinoria}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? to lay together + ? mountain.] (Geol.) A mountain range owing its origin to the progress of a geosynclinal, and ending in a catastrophe of displacement and upturning. --Dana. [1913 Webster]

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  • Synclinorium — Syn cli*no ri*um, n.; pl. {Synclinoria}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? to lay together + ? mountain.] (Geol.) A mountain range owing its origin to the progress of a geosynclinal, and ending in a catastrophe of displacement and upturning. Dana. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • synclinorium — synclinorial, synclinorian, adj. /sing kleuh nawr ee euhm, nohr /, n., pl. synclinoria / nawr ee euh, nohr ee euh/, synclinoriums. Geol. a regional structure of general synclinal form that includes a series of smaller folds. Cf. anticlinorium.… …   Universalium

  • Anticlinal de La Tour-Blanche — L anticlinal de La Tour Blanche est un bombement dans la couverture sédimentaire du Bassin aquitain septentrional. L anticlinal est orienté ouest nord ouest/est sud est et représente la deuxième ride anticlinale. Sommaire 1 Déscription de la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • synclinorium — [sin΄klī nôr′ē əm, siŋ΄klə nôr′ē əm] n. pl. synclinoria [sin΄klə nôr′ēə, siŋ΄klə nôr′ēə] [ModL < SYNCLINE + Gr oros, mountain < IE * or , var. of base * er , to set in motion, raise > RUN] Geol. a large, generally synclinal structure… …   English World dictionary

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