Moho


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Mo·ho

 (mō′hō′)
n.
The Mohorovičić discontinuity.

Moho

(ˈməʊhəʊ)
n
(Geological Science) short for Mohorovičić discontinuity
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Noun1.Moho - the boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle; "the Mohorovicic discontinuity averages 5 miles down under oceans and 20 miles down under continents"
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
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The Moho is widely believed to be the boundary between Earth's crust and an underlying layer of denser rocks in Earth's interior called the mantle.
Monthly now through February, the MoHo Realty Architecture Movie Series will screen hard-to-find architecture-related films in the Hunt Library Auditorium at NC State University with one additional film in downtown Raleigh in November.
Despues de casi un ano de enfrentar la nueva especialidad de <<tramitologia>> (4), he aqui una compania que ve como, de la noche a la manana, su titulo habilitante se evapora; por otro lado, hay un pueblo, el de la provincia de Moho, que sigue en pie de lucha para lograr que Mitano S.
This velocity model also shows a progressive northward deepening of the Moho which is located at 31 km of depth in the southernmost CIZ and CU and becomes progressively deeper up to 34 km in the Toledo Mountains.
Por su parte, moho, la novela que analizaremos - incluida en la coleccion Fondo Editorial Tierra Adentro de CONACULTA -, obtuvo Mencion especial en el Premio Juan Rulfo 2009.
Quest'ultima riflessione e emblematica di come il libro contenga moho piu di quanto il titolo prometta.
Technip is under contract to Total on the Moho Nord joint development project off the Republic of Congo.
A layered P-wave velocity model in the crust and just below the Moho is estimated for the Kalabagh area.
Toronto-based ShawCor's Socotherm pipe coating division has become the latest entrant in the region's pipeline coatings market after it was awarded a $40 million contract by Tenaris to provide pipeline coatings for the Republic of Congo's Moho Nord Oil Pipeline project.
Total E&P Congo has also launched the development of the Moho Nord field, consisting of the Moho-Bilondo Phase 1bis and Moho Nord projects, on the Moho-Bilondo license which it operates.