disconformity

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noun dis·con·for·mi·ty \ˌdis-kən-ˈfȯr-mə-tē\

Definition of disconformity

  1. 1 :  nonconformity

  2. 2 :  a break in a sequence of sedimentary rocks all of which have approximately the same dip

First Known Use of disconformity

1587

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