geanticline

noun ge·anticline \(ˈ)jē +\
variants: less commonly

geoanticline

\¦jē(ˌ)ō +\ or

geanticlinal

\(¦)jē +\

Definition of geanticline

  1. :  a great upward flexure of the earth's crust —opposed to geosyncline

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Origin and Etymology of geanticline

geanticline, geoanticline from ge- + anticline; geanticlinal from ge- + anticlinal


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