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structure

1. n. [Geology]

A geological feature produced by deformation of the Earth's crust, such as a fold or a fault; a feature within a rock, such as a fracture or bedding surface; or, more generally, the spatial arrangement of rocks.

Alternate Form: structural

See: anticlinal trapanticlineclosureclosurecrestcrustdiapirdifferential compactiondrapeen echelonfaultfoldfracturegeologic mapharmonicinversioninversionorogenyplate tectonicsprospectspill pointstructural trapstructure mapsynclinetrap

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