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diastrophism

di·as·tro·phism

diastrophism

pronunciation:
daI ae str fih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the process by which the surface of the earth changes in shape and levels because of movements of the earth's crust.
definition 2: such surface changes.
derivation: diastrophic (adj.)
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