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Definition of the adjective anticlinal

What does anticlinal mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. sloping downward away from a common crest

Alternative definition of the adjective anticlinal


  1. [botany] Used to describe a type of cell division in a layer of cells that occurs perpendicular to the adjacent layer of cells
  2. [chemistry] Describing a torsion angle between 90° and 150°

Definition of the noun anticlinal

What does anticlinal mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: anticlinals

  1. [geology] A fold that is convex up and has its oldest beds at its core.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences, Three-Volume Set (2003)

by Denis J Murphy, Brian G Murray

Although the anticlinal walls that subdivide the endosperm coenocyte into cellular compartments are formed along the whole length of the cytoplasmic phragmoplast, the part of the wall closest to the former central wall first becomes visible in ...

Google previewIconographic Encyclopedia of the Arts and Sciences: Principles of geography, by Angelo Heilprin (1890)

Anticlinal folds are known whose clear sweep is several miles, while the minor undulations borne by them are frequently reduced to the dimensions of a few feet , or even less. The beds or strata, which must have been deposited originally in a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geomorphology (2013)

by Andrew Goudie

sinuous or island braided anastomosing channels cutoff sinuous or island braided anastomosing channels cutoff Flow Anticlinal uplift Flow anastomosing channels cutoff Anticlinal uplift ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

Paleozoic sediments occupy the belted plain to the south and are folded into a broad anticlinal arch. The geological history of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves (2012)

by William B. White, David C. Culver

The cave entrances are aligned along the anticlinal crest (Figs. 2 and 3) but the cave passages...

Google previewEncyclopedia of K9 Terminology (2013)

by Edward M. Gilbert, Jr, Patricia H. Gilbert

Anticlinal vertebra.See Fig.1.3. The eleventh thoracic vertebra has its upper spine straight up and is thetransitional vertebrabetween thebackward leaning firsttenthoracic vertebrae and theforward leaning twelfth and thirteenththoracic vertebra ...

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Scrabble value of A1N1T1I1C3L1I1N1A1L1

The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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