Anticlinal line
Anticlinal An`ti*cli"nal ([a^]n`t[i^]*kl[imac]"nal), a. [Pref. anti- + Gr. kli`nein to incline.] 1. Inclining or dipping in opposite directions. See {Synclinal}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) occurring at right angles to the surface of a plant organ. [PJC]

{Anticlinal line}, {Anticlinal axis} (Geol.), a line from which strata dip in opposite directions, as from the ridge of a roof.

{Anticlinal vertebra} (Anat.), one of the dorsal vertebr[ae], which in many animals has an upright spine toward which the spines of the neighboring vertebr[ae] are inclined. [1913 Webster]


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  • Anticlinal — An ti*cli nal ([a^]n t[i^]*kl[imac] nal), a. [Pref. anti + Gr. kli nein to incline.] 1. Inclining or dipping in opposite directions. See {Synclinal}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) occurring at right angles to the surface of a plant organ. [PJC]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anticlinal axis — Anticlinal An ti*cli nal ([a^]n t[i^]*kl[imac] nal), a. [Pref. anti + Gr. kli nein to incline.] 1. Inclining or dipping in opposite directions. See {Synclinal}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) occurring at right angles to the surface of a plant organ.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anticlinal vertebra — Anticlinal An ti*cli nal ([a^]n t[i^]*kl[imac] nal), a. [Pref. anti + Gr. kli nein to incline.] 1. Inclining or dipping in opposite directions. See {Synclinal}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) occurring at right angles to the surface of a plant organ.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anticlinal — An ti*cli nal, n. (Geol.) The crest or line in which strata slope or dip in opposite directions. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anticlinal axis — Axis Ax is, n.; pl. {Axes}. [L. axis axis, axle. See {Axle}.] A straight line, real or imaginary, passing through a body, on which it revolves, or may be supposed to revolve; a line passing through a body or system around which the parts are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anticlinal — /an ti kluyn l/, adj. 1. inclining in opposite directions from a central axis. 2. Geol. a. inclining downward on both sides from a median line or axis, as a fold of rock strata. b. pertaining to such a fold. [1825 35; < Gk antiklín(ein) to lean… …   Universalium

  • anticlinal — an•ti•cli•nal [[t]ˌæn tɪˈklaɪn l[/t]] adj. 1) inclining in opposite directions from a central axis 2) gel a) inclining downward on both sides from a median line or axis, as a fold of rock strata b) pertaining to such a fold • Etymology: 1825–35;… …   From formal English to slang

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  • GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY — Names The name Ereẓ Israel (the Land of Israel) designates the land which, according to the Bible was promised as an inheritance to the Israelite tribes. In the course of time it came to be regarded first by the Jews and then also by the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Detachment fold — A detachment fold occurs as layer parallel thrusting along a detachment fault develops without upward propagation of a fault; the accommodation of the strain produced by thrusting results in the folding of the overlying rock units. As a visual… …   Wikipedia

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