upthrust


1up·thrust

verb \ˈəp-ˌthrəst\

Definition of UPTHRUST

transitive verb
:  to thrust up; especially :  to elevate (a part of the earth's surface) in an upthrust
intransitive verb
:  to rise with an upward thrust

First Known Use of UPTHRUST

1845

2upthrust

noun

Definition of UPTHRUST

:  an upward thrust; specifically :  an uplift of part of the earth's crust

First Known Use of UPTHRUST

1846

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