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Definition of the adjective anticlinal

What does anticlinal mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. sloping downward away from a common crest

Alternative definition of the adjective anticlinal

adjective

  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 previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Organic Chemistry (2009)

by John Daintith

H H H X X H H H H syn-periplanar X H H X H H H X H H synclinal X H H X anticlinal anti-periplanar H H H X H anticlinal H X X X H H H synclinal X Conformation: the conformations of a disubstituted ethane CH2XCH2X for rotation about the ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Geography (2000)

by Blackie

anticlinal ridge apartheid maybe symmetrical or asymmetrical. In Southern England, a number of anticlines and synclines (downfolds) were formed during the Alpine orogeny some 20–50 million years ago. Aridge that follows the axis of an ...

Google previewA dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1865)

by William Thomas Brande

be composed of strata which, on the two Bides, dip in opposite directions, the imaginary line that lies between them, towards which the strata on each side rise, is called the anticlinal axis. In a row of houses with steep roofs facing the south, the ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

anticlinal bend Geology, a convex upward bend of rock strata in which one limb dips gently toward, and the other limb dips steeply away from, the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

ANTICLINAL LINE be composed of strata which, on the two sides, dip in opposite directions, the imaginary line that lies between them, towards which the strata on each side rise, is called the anticlinal axis. In a row of houses with steep roofs ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geomorphology (2013)

by Andrew Goudie, Visiting Professor and Special Adviser to the Principal Andrew Goudie

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

Google previewDictionary of Petroleum Exploration, Drilling & Production (1991)

by Norman J. Hyne

anticlinal nose a plunging anticline without closure (nose or structural nose) anticlinal theory an early and correct theory that petroleum accumulates in the high area of reservoir rocks ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

anticlinal. At right angles to a surface. Compare PERICLINAL. anticodon A triplet sequence of nucleotides in *transferRNA that during.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Mixed sciences, vol. 4

ystem taken 8811*} dykes and veins, anticlinal axes, &c. mpe 1!

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Anticlinal Meaning

Video shows what anticlinal means. Inclining or dipping in opposite directions.. Used to describe a type of cell division in a layer of cells that occurs ...

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