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|Noun||1.||inclined fault - a geological fault in which one side is above the other|
faulting, geological fault, fracture, break, fault, shift - (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other; "they built it right over a geological fault"; "he studied the faulting of the earth's crust"
footwall - the lower wall of an inclined fault
hanging wall - the upper wall of an inclined fault
common fault, gravity fault, normal fault - an inclined fault in which the hanging wall appears to have slipped downward relative to the footwall
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