thrust fault

noun

Definition of thrust fault

: a reverse fault in which the angle between the horizontal and the plane is small

called also overthrust fault

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“Thrust fault.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thrust%20fault. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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