Block Fault Mountain

Science / Geology / Block Fault Mountain: A linear mountain that is bounded on both sides by normal faults.

Other Words for Block

Block Verb Synonyms: obstruct, close off, barricade, bar, shut off, hinder, hamper, balk, impede, prevent
Block Noun Synonyms: piece, chunk, hunk, lump, slab, stump, brick, cube
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Other Words for Fault

Fault Noun Synonyms: mistake, error, blunder, lapse, failure, offence, oversight, slip(-up), indiscretion, gaffe, gaucherie, faux pas, boner, howler, goof, boo-boo, boob
Fault Adjective Synonyms: imperfection, flaw, defect, blemish, deficiency, shortcoming, failing, weakness, frailty, foible, peccadillo
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Other Words for Mountain

Mountain Noun Synonyms: height, elevation, mount, eminence, prominence, peak, alp, tor, summit, fell, Irish English ben
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Johannson Blocks (Jo Blocks)

Business / Machine Shop / Johannson Blocks (Jo Blocks): Common term for the precision gage blocks used and accepted as dimensional standards by machinists, toolmakers and inspectors. MORE

Left-Lateral Fault

Science / Geology / Left-Lateral Fault: A fault with horizontal movement. If you are standing on one side of the fault and look across it the block on the opposite side of the fault has moved to the left. (Also see Right-Lateral Fault.) MORE

Jamaica Blue Mountain Style

Life Style / Coffee / Jamaica Blue Mountain Style: Various blends of coffee intended by their originators to approximate the qualities of authentic Jamaica Blue Mountain. These blends may contain no actual Jamaican coffee. MORE

Jamaica Blue Mountain

Life Style / Coffee / Jamaica Blue Mountain: Celebrated single-origin coffee from above 3,000 feet elevation in the Blue Mountain District of Jamaica. Can be exceptional: rich, complex, bouillon-like. More often a rather ordinary balanced, low-t MORE

Intermountain High

Science / Weather / Intermountain High: An area of high pressure that occurs during the winter between the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra-Cascade ranges. It blocks the eastward movement of Pacific cyclones. Also called Plateau High or Great MORE

Logical Block Addressing (LBA)

Technology / Computers / Logical Block Addressing (LBA): In a system using an enhanced BIOS and Operating System that supports the use of LBA, it would then be possible for the computer to use a larger hard drive. LBA allows for use of a unique sector numbe MORE

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