detached core

noun

Definition of detached core

: the part of a compressed anticlinal or synclinal fold of rock that may be separated or pinched off from the main body of the strata

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“Detached core.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/detached%20core. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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