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Definition of anticlinal

What does anticlinal mean?


  1. sloping downward away from a common crest

Alternative definition


  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°


  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 Brian Thomas, 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 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 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 previewInstant encyclopaedia of geography (1993)

by Shatrughna Prasad Sinha

The subsequent evolution of the drainage system is much as that given lor a single anticlinal axis, and is summarised. The nature of the divides separating the river-valleys depends on the dip as well as on the hardness of the different strata.

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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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