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fault zone

fault zone
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawlt zohn]
    • /fɔlt zoʊn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawlt zohn]
    • /fɔlt zoʊn/

Definition of fault zone words

  • noun fault zone a network of interconnected fractures representing the surficial expression of a fault. 1

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Origin of fault zone

First appearance:

before 1930
One of the 10% newest English words
First recorded in 1930-35

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fault zone

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fault zone popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 67% 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 zone usage trend in Literature

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