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Noun Concept
Categories: Structural geology, Patterned grounds, Earth's crust, Articles with short description, Stratigraphy
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fault  fracture  break  faulting  geological fault
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(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other WordNet 3.0
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(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A fracture is any separation in a geologic formation, such as a joint or a fault that divides the rock into two or more pieces. Wikipedia
In geology, a fault is a planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of rock across which there has been significant displacement as a result of rock-mass movements. Wikipedia
Fracture in Earth's crust where one side moves with respect to the other side. Wikipedia Disambiguation
Geologic discontinuity feature, often a diaclase, or a fault Wikidata
A fracture or a zone of fractures along which there has been displacement of the sides relative to one another parallel to the fracture. OmegaWiki
An instance of breaking something into two or more pieces. Wiktionary
Instance of breaking something into pieces. Wiktionary (translation)
A narrow crack or fissure, as in a rock or wall. Wiktionary
A fracture in a rock formation causing a discontinuity. Wiktionary
Formation of a geological fault. Wiktionary
A fault or crack in a rock. Wiktionary
(geology) fault. Wiktionary (translation)
A breaking off and dislocation of a seam; a fault. Wiktionary
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He studied the faulting of the earth's crust WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
They built it right over a geological fault WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
The femur has a clean break and so should heal easily. Wiktionary