unconformable
adjective Date: 1594 1. not conforming 2. exhibiting geological unconformity • unconformably adverb

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  • Unconformable — Un con*form a*ble, a. 1. Not conformable; not agreeable; not conforming. [1913 Webster] Moral evil is an action unconformable to it [the rule of our duty]. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) Not conformable; not lying in a parallel position; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unconformable — I adjective discordant, discrepant, disparate, disproportionate, dissident, dissimilar, eccentric, inadjustable, inapplicable, inappropriate, incommensurate, incompatible, incongruent, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, irreconcilable,… …   Law dictionary

  • unconformable — [un΄kən fôr′mə bəl] adj. 1. not conformable or conforming 2. Geol. showing unconformity unconformably adv …   English World dictionary

  • unconformable — unconformability, n. unconformably, adv. /un keuhn fawr meuh beuhl/, adj. 1. not conformable; not conforming. 2. Geol. indicating discontinuity of any type in a stratigraphic sequence. [1585 95; UN 1 + CONFORMABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • unconformable — adjective Not conformable …   Wiktionary

  • unconformable — adj. not conformable, inconsistent, not uniform; discontinuous in sequence of layers (Geology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unconformable — adjective Geology (of rock strata in contact) marking a discontinuity in the geological record, and typically not having the same direction of stratification. Derivatives uncomformably adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • unconformable — a. Irregular, dissimilar, unlike, incongruous, aberrant, exceptional, erratic …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • unconformable — un·conformable …   English syllables

  • unconformable — un•con•form•a•ble [[t]ˌʌn kənˈfɔr mə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) not conformable; not conforming 2) gel Geol. indicating discontinuity in a stratigraphic sequence • Etymology: 1585–95 un con•form′a•bly, adv …   From formal English to slang

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