downwarp

verb

Definition of downwarp 

(Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to cause or produce a downwarp in

intransitive verb

: to undergo downwarping

downwarp

noun

Definition of downwarp (Entry 2 of 2)

: a broad generally shallow geological downfold

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Verb

down entry 2 + warp, verb

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