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Related to anticline: monocline
A fold with strata sloping downward on both sides from a common crest.
(Geological Science) a formation of stratified rock raised up, by folding, into a broad arch so that the strata slope down on both sides from a common crest. Compare syncline
an anticlinal rock structure.
A fold of rock layers that slope downward on both sides of a common crest. Anticlines form when rocks are compressed by plate-tectonic forces. They can be as small as a hill or as large as a mountain range. Compare syncline.
An upfold in the rocks.