upslip

noun

Definition of upslip

: the upward displacement on one side of a fault without there being a downward slip on the other side to the full extent of the total displacement

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History and Etymology for upslip

up entry 2 + slip

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“Upslip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upslip. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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