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Apparent Dip
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1. n. [Geology]
The maximum inclination of a bedding plane, fault plane or other geological surface measured from a vertical cross section that is not perpendicular to the strike of the feature. Apparent dip corrected for well drift, or geometry, is referred to as true dip.
See: dip