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an·ti·cline

 (ăn′tĭ-klīn′)
n. Geology
A fold with strata sloping downward on both sides from a common crest.
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anticline

(ˈæntɪˌklaɪn)
n
(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
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an•ti•cline

(ˈæn tɪˌklaɪn)

n.
an anticlinal rock structure.
[1860–65]
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an·ti·cline

(ăn′tĭ-klīn′)
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.
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anticline

An upfold in the rocks.
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anticline

[ˈæntɪˌklaɪn] nanticlinale f
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Skarn-related gold mineralization at Luna Roja appears to be associated with, breccia, veining and selective replacement of carbonate rocks on the upper limb and in the hinge-zone of a northwest trending, thrust-related, inclined antiform (see Figure 1).
The Bombora deposit is located on the eastern limb of the tight-isoclinal Bombora Antiform, which occupies a low-strain domain between the western and eastern branches of the CSZ.
These oil reservoirs are trapped within the buried Apulian Platform carbonates by broad antiform folds deriving from thick-skinned inversion [33-35].
(1) It can mean in-between space, empty space, partition, break, gap, yin, nothingness, antiform, crevice, interval, interval in time, interzone, interface, interplay, relationality, reciprocity, each-otherness, betweenness, beyondness, spying on (peering through a crack to learn what lies inside closed doors; secretly observing), estrangement, and so on.
Mukherjee skillfully intertwined erotic symbols in her antiform works made from natural fibers.
On its eastern flank, strata dip 30[degrees] to the east and to the west; the layers are convex up (antiform) to almost get vertical to the western flank.
Thus it pertains to the low-lying zone of antiform, or the informe, as theorized by Yve-Alain Bois--the abject space of the ground or floor.
But what makes the picture interesting is not so much the forms per se but the antiform, or the way empty space is shared by the forms.
An artist of a postmodern time could only use the vagueness of the "radical forms" (antiform, anarchy, intertextuality, and interminancy are only some of the "radical forms" that reveal themselves in postmodern works) due to the disappearance of the authorial self.