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fault block

fault block
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawlt blok]
    • /fɔlt blɒk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawlt blok]
    • /fɔlt blɒk/

Definition of fault block words

  • noun fault block a mass of rock bounded on at least two opposite sides by faults. 1

Information block about the term

Origin of fault block

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
First recorded in 1895-1900

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fault block

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fault block popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 74% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fault block usage trend in Literature

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