from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Geology A fold with strata sloping downward on both sides from a common crest.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A fold with strata sloping downwards on each side.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A structure of bedded rocks in which the beds on both sides of an axis or axial plane dip away from the axis; an anticlinal. Contrassted with
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as anticlinal.
anti- + -cline (Wiktionary)