fault plane

fault plane
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawlt pleyn]
    • /fɔlt pleɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawlt pleyn]
    • /fɔlt pleɪn/

Definitions of fault plane words

  • noun fault plane a defect or imperfection; flaw; failing: a fault in the brakes; a fault in one's character. 1
  • noun fault plane responsibility for failure or a wrongful act: It is my fault that we have not finished. 1
  • noun fault plane an error or mistake: a fault in addition. 1
  • noun fault plane a misdeed or transgression: to confess one's faults. 1
  • noun fault plane Sports. a ball that when served does not land in the proper section of an opponent's court. a failure to serve the ball according to the rules, as from within a certain area. 1
  • noun fault plane Geology, Mining. a break in the continuity of a body of rock or of a vein, with dislocation along the plane of the fracture (fault plane) 1

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Origin of fault plane

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
First recorded in 1885-90

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Parts of speech for Fault plane


fault plane popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 5% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

fault plane usage trend in Literature

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