Definitions for unconformityˌʌn kənˈfɔr mɪ ti
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
un•con•form•i•tyˌʌn kənˈfɔr mɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
lack of conformity; incongruity; inconsistency.
Geol. a discontinuity in a stratigraphic sequence.
Origin of unconformity:
a lack of conformity
a gap in time in rock strata, where erosion occurs while deposition slows or stops
want of conformity; incongruity; inconsistency
want of parallelism between strata in contact
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