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anticline

an·ti·cline

anticline

pronunciation:
aen ti klaIn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a formation of rock layers characterized by two downward slopes going in opposite directions from a central crest. (Cf. syncline.)
derivation: anticlinal (adj.)
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The word anticline contains the following part:
clin, cline Greek root that means lean, slope