from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. going off in all directions at once towards a center
  • adj. dipping towards a centre in all directions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Turning or dipping in any or every direction.
  • adj. Dipping toward all points of the compass round a center, as beds of lava round a crater.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inclined outward in all directions from a central point or area: used chiefly in geology, as in the phrase quaquaversal dip, a dipping in all directions from a central area.
  • n. A ridge between two adjoining watersheds which is worn down so that the basins connect and become the common origin of two systems of rivers. Usually this arrangement can be only temporary, and one river soon absorbs the entire drainage.
  • n. In physical geography, a domed structure with the strata dipping away in all directions from a center.


From Latin quaqua versus ‘turned wheresoever’. (Wiktionary)


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