bn:00035586n
Noun Concept
Categories: Structural geology, Geological processes, Deformation (mechanics), long volume value
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fold  folding
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A geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock WordNet 3.0
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A geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In structural geology, a fold is a stack of originally planar surfaces, such as sedimentary strata, that are bent or curved during permanent deformation. Wikipedia
One or a stack of originally flat and planar surfaces that are bent or curved as a result of plastic deformation Wikipedia Disambiguation
The bending or curving of one or a stack of originally flat and planar surfaces, such as sedimentary strata, as a result of plastic (i.e. permanent) deformation. Wiktionary
(geology) bending of originally flat planar surfaces. Wiktionary (translation)