earth tilting

noun

Definition of earth tilting

: a change in attitude of any portion of the earth's surface whether temporary or undulatory (as in some earthquakes) or permanent (as in areas of block faulting) especially : one in which the inclination of the surface is increased

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First Known Use of earth tilting

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Earth tilting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/earth%20tilting. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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