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  1. overthrust(Noun)

    A form of thrust fault from beneath a hanging wall of rock

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overthrust

    ō′vėr-thrust, adj. (geol.) belonging to earlier strata, pushed by faulting over later and higher strata.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overthrust in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overthrust in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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