Divisional planes
Divisional Di*vi"sion*al, a. That divides; pertaining to, making, or noting, a division; as, a divisional line; a divisional general; a divisional surgeon of police. [1913 Webster]

{Divisional planes} (Geol.), planes of separation between rock masses. They include joints. [1913 Webster]


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