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[よこ()···だん()·そう()]
yokozuredansou
noun

Root Words:

[よこ()··れ + だん()·そう()]
yokozure + dansou

English Meaning(s) for 横ずれ断層

noun
  1. strike-slip fault

Definition and Synonyms for 横ずれ断層

Strike-Slip Fault a geological fault in which one of the adjacent surfaces appears to have moved horizontally
Synonyms: 横ずれ断層

Meanings for each kanji in 横ずれ断層

sideways; side; horizontal; width; woof Kanji Details »
severance; decline; refuse; apologize; warn; dismiss; prohibit; decision; judgement; cutting Kanji Details »
stratum; social class; layer; story; floor Kanji Details »

Categories 横ずれ断層 is a member of

Fracture a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
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