monocline

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mon·o·cline

 (mŏn′ə-klīn′)
n.
A geologic structure in which all layers are inclined in the same direction.

mon′o·cli′nal adj.

monocline

(ˈmɒnəʊˌklaɪn)
n
(Geological Science) a local steepening in stratified rocks with an otherwise gentle dip
[C19: from mono- + Greek klīnein to lean]
ˌmonoˈclinal adj, n
ˌmonoˈclinally adv

mon•o•cline

(ˈmɒn əˌklaɪn)

n.
a monoclinal structure or fold.
[1875–80; back formation from monoclinal]
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Noun1.monocline - a geological formation in which all strata are inclined in the same directionmonocline - a geological formation in which all strata are inclined in the same direction
geological formation, formation - (geology) the geological features of the earth
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