meaning of anticlinal

anticlinal meaning in General Dictionary

The crest or line for which strata slope or plunge in opposite directions

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  • Inclining or dipping in other instructions See Synclinal
  • sloping downward away from a standard crest
  • Inclining or dipping in opposite guidelines. See Synclinal.
  • The crest or line in which strata pitch or dip in reverse guidelines.

anticlinal meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The crest or line for which strata slope or plunge in reverse guidelines.


Sentence Examples with the word anticlinal

Towards the extreme west and south, anticlinal and synclinal ridges trend north and south, the most characteristic being the Huxley, Owen, Sedgwick, Franklin and Arthur Ranges.

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