What does Synclinal mean?

Definitions for Synclinalsɪnˈklaɪn l, sɪŋ-, ˈsɪŋ klɪ nl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. synclinal(adj)

    sloping downward toward each other to create a trough

Wiktionary

  1. synclinal(Adjective)

    Describing a torsion angle between 30u00B0 and 90u00B0

Webster Dictionary

  1. Synclinal(adj)

    inclined downward from opposite directions, so as to meet in a common point or line

  2. Synclinal(adj)

    formed by strata dipping toward a common line or plane; as, a synclinal trough or valley; a synclinal fold; -- opposed to anticlinal

  3. Synclinal(noun)

    a synclinal fold

  4. Origin: [Gr. to incline together; sy`n with + to incline.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Synclinal

    sin-klī′nal, adj. sloping downwards in opposite directions so as to meet in a common point or line: (geol.) denoting strata dipping toward a common central line or plane.—ns. Syn′cline, a synclinal flexure—also Synclī′nal; Synclinō′rium, a mountain with a synclinal structure. [Gr. syn, together, klinein, to bend.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Synclinal in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Synclinal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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