hanging side

noun

Definition of hanging side

: the hanging-wall side of a geologic vein, fault, or bed

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“Hanging side.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hanging%20side. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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