zone of combined fracture and flow

Definition of zone of combined fracture and flow

: the part of the earth between the zone of fracture and the zone of flow where the rocks may break or flow according to conditions (as of deformation or strength of the materials)

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“Zone of combined fracture and flow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zone%20of%20combined%20fracture%20and%20flow. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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