Synclinorium
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 — ● synclinorium nom masculin (de synclinal) Association de plis, presque parallèles entre eux, dont l ensemble a une allure synclinale …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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

  • Synclinorium — Schéma d un synclinorium En géologie, un synclinorium est un grand pli de strates en synclinal, formé par un enchaînement de plis de plus petite taille d une longueur d onde de 2 à 10 fois plus courte. Ces petits plis, formés par des cassures… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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

  • synclinorium — syn·cli·no·ri·um …   English syllables

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  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Geology of Tasmania — Tasmania has a varied geological history, with the world s biggest exposure of diabase, or dolerite. Rocks from the Neoproterozoic, Paleozoic and Mesozoic time periods appear. It is one of the few southern hemisphere areas glaciated during the… …   Wikipedia

  • Syncline — In structural geology, a syncline is a downward curving fold, with layers that dip toward the center of the structure. A synclinorium is a large syncline with superimposed smaller folds. [Synclinorium. (2008). In Encyclopædia Britannica.… …   Wikipedia

  • sinclinoriu — SINCLINÓRIU, sinclinorii, s.n. (geol.) Asociaţie de cute în care cele din partea centrală sunt mai coborâte decât cele din părţile laterale. – Din fr. synclinorium. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 24.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  sinclinóriu s. n. [ riu pron.… …   Dicționar Român

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