strike-slip


strike–slip

noun, often attributive \ˈstrīk-ˌslip\

Definition of STRIKE-SLIP

1
:  a fault about which movement is predominantly horizontal
2
:  a slipping movement along the strike of a fault <strike–slip earthquakes>

First Known Use of STRIKE-SLIP

1964

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