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quaquaversal

adjective qua·qua·ver·sal \ ¦kwākwə¦vərsəl \

Definition of quaquaversal

: dipping from a center toward all points of the compass
  • a quaquaversal domal structure
used especially of geological formations opposed to centroclinal contrasted with partiversal — compare dome 7a

quaquaversally

\-səlē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of quaquaversal

Latin quaqua versus turned in every direction (from quaqua wherever, in whatever direction, in every direction—from ablative feminine of quisquis whoever, every, reduplication of quis who—+ versus, past participle of vertere to turn) + English -al


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quaquaversal

noun \ " \

Definition of quaquaversal

plural -s
: a quaquaversal dome, ridge, or structure

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