Definition of Syncline

1. n. A synclinal fold.



Definition of Syncline

1. Noun. (geology) A concave-upward fold in rock strata ¹

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Definition of Syncline

1. a type of rock formation [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Syncline

synchroscope
synchroscopes
synchrotron
synchrotron light
synchrotron radiation
synchrotrons
synchs
synchyses
synchysis
syncing
synciput
syncitia
syncitium
synclastic
synclinal
syncline (current term)
synclines
synclinical
synclinoria
synclinorium
syncollin
syncom
syncoms
syncopal
syncopate
syncopated
syncopates
syncopating
syncopation
syncopations

Literary usage of Syncline

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1. Results of Primary Triangulation and Primary Traverse: Fiscal Year 1904-05 by Samuel Stinson Gannett (1905)
"In the survey of the Elders Ridge quadrangle no trace of this syncline could ... The Apollo syncline, however, described and mapped by Platt as lying west ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1917)
"The Possibility of Deep Sand Oil and Gas in the Appalachian Geo- syncline of West Virginia BY DAVID B. REGER, * AB, B. 8. ..."

3. Principles of Oil and Gas Production by Roswell Hill Johnson, Louis Grow Huntley (1916)
"synclines The syncline is classified in the same way as the anticline, giving us the opposite terms — basin, level axis syncline, plunging syncline and ..."

4. Principles of Oil and Gas Production by Roswell Hill Johnson, Louis Grow Huntley (1916)
"synclines The syncline is classified in the same way as the anticline, giving us the opposite terms — basin, level axis syncline, plunging syncline and ..."

5. Principles of Oil and Gas Production by Roswell Hill Johnson, Louis Grow Huntley (1916)
"synclines The syncline is classified in the same way as the anticline, giving us the opposite terms — basin, level axis syncline, plunging syncline and ..."

6. Contributions to the Pre-Cambrian Geology of Northern Michigan and Wisconsin by Rolland Craten Allen, L. P. Barrett, Ermine Cowles Case, W. I. Robinson (1915)
"Sturgeon River syncline. The Negaunee formation has been traced by outcrops, exploration and magnetic surveys from the Marquette Range into the north limb ..."

7. The Coal Resources of the Clintwood and Bucu Quadrangles, Virginia by Henry Hinds, Geological Survey (U.S.) (1916)
"Middlesboro syncline.—All of the Virginia portion of the ... This fold, named by Campbell the Middles- boro syncline, extends from a few miles northeast of ..."

8. Results of Primary Triangulation and Primary Traverse: Fiscal Year 1904-05 by Samuel Stinson Gannett (1905)
"In the survey of the Elders Ridge quadrangle no trace of this syncline could ... The Apollo syncline, however, described and mapped by Platt as lying west ..."

9. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1917)
"The Possibility of Deep Sand Oil and Gas in the Appalachian Geo- syncline of West Virginia BY DAVID B. REGER, * AB, B. 8. ..."

10. Principles of Oil and Gas Production by Roswell Hill Johnson, Louis Grow Huntley (1916)
"synclines The syncline is classified in the same way as the anticline, giving us the opposite terms — basin, level axis syncline, plunging syncline and ..."

11. Principles of Oil and Gas Production by Roswell Hill Johnson, Louis Grow Huntley (1916)
"synclines The syncline is classified in the same way as the anticline, giving us the opposite terms — basin, level axis syncline, plunging syncline and ..."

12. Principles of Oil and Gas Production by Roswell Hill Johnson, Louis Grow Huntley (1916)
"synclines The syncline is classified in the same way as the anticline, giving us the opposite terms — basin, level axis syncline, plunging syncline and ..."

13. Contributions to the Pre-Cambrian Geology of Northern Michigan and Wisconsin by Rolland Craten Allen, L. P. Barrett, Ermine Cowles Case, W. I. Robinson (1915)
"Sturgeon River syncline. The Negaunee formation has been traced by outcrops, exploration and magnetic surveys from the Marquette Range into the north limb ..."

14. The Coal Resources of the Clintwood and Bucu Quadrangles, Virginia by Henry Hinds, Geological Survey (U.S.) (1916)
"Middlesboro syncline.—All of the Virginia portion of the ... This fold, named by Campbell the Middles- boro syncline, extends from a few miles northeast of ..."

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