Thrust Fault

Science / Geology / Thrust Fault: A dip-slip fault in which the upper block above the fault plane moves up and over the lower block, so that older strata are placed over younger.

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 Thrust

Thrust Verb Synonyms: push, shove, drive, force, impel, ram, jam, butt, propel, prod, urge, press, shoulder, jostle, elbow
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Notice Of Default

Business / Real Estate / Notice Of Default: A notice to a defaulting party announcing that a default has occurred. The defaulting party is usually provided a grace period during which to cure the default. Notices of default are frequently provi MORE

Oblique-Slip Fault

Science / Geology / Oblique-Slip Fault: A fault that combines some strike slip motion with some dip-slip motion. MORE

Normal Fault

Science / Geology / Normal Fault: A fault with vertical movement and an inclined fault plane. The block above the fault has moved down relative to the block below the fault. 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

General Protection Fault

Technology / Computers / General Protection Fault: GPF, short for General Protection Fault, is a computer condition that causes a Windows application to crash. The most common cause of a GPF is two applications trying to use the same block of memory, MORE

Ground Fault

Business / Construction / Ground Fault: Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI, GFI) - an ultra sensitive plug designed to shut off all electric current. Used in bathrooms, kitchens, exterior waterproof outlets, garage outlets, and 'wet are MORE

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