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: a very broad anticline with gently dipping limbs that is due to differential uplift


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transitive verb

: to uplift differentially so as to produce an upwarp or a broad low arching of the surface
the land to the northward had been upwarpedJournal of Geology

Word History



up entry 2 + warp, noun

Transitive verb

up entry 1 + warp, verb

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“Upwarp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upwarp. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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