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up·thrust

 (ŭp′thrŭst′)
n.
An upward thrust, especially of part of the earth's crust.
tr. & intr.v. up·thrust·ed, up·thrust·ing, up·thrusts
To thrust or be thrusted upward. Used especially of the earth's crust.

upthrust

(ˈʌpˌθrʌst)
n
1. an upward push or thrust
2. (Geological Science) geology a violent upheaval of the earth's surface

up•thrust

(ˈʌpˌθrʌst)

n.
1. a thrust in an upward direction.
2. Geol. an upheaval of a part of the earth's crust.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.upthrust - (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)upthrust - (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
rising, ascension, ascent, rise - a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
Translations

upthrust

[ˈʌpˈθrʌst]
A. ADJ
2. (Geol) → solevantado
B. N
1. (gen) (Tech) → empuje m hacia arriba
2. (Geol) → solevantamiento m

upthrust

n (= upward movement)Aufwärtsdruck m; (Geol) → Hebung f

upthrust

[ˈʌpˌθrʌst] n (gen) (Phys) → spinta verso l'alto (Geol) → sollevamento
References in periodicals archive ?
In the central part of the lower slope also upthrusted Jurassic clayey rocks can be found.
In all topology images one can see the large agglomerates upthrusted from common background (right scale in nanometers on the left figures).
Farhoudi [5], suggested that, in this zone, basement is upthrusted and its dip is toward northeast.