Definitions for fault line
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word fault line
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the intersection of a geologic fault with the surface of the earth or other plane of reference.
a boundary between incompatible or irreconcilable beliefs, cultures, or the like.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of fault line:
(geology) line determined by the intersection of a geological fault and the earth's surface
The line formed by the intersection of the plane of a fault with the surface of the Earth
A minor split (in public opinion etc) that may develop into something larger
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