Definitions for "Anticline"
Keywords:  syncline, strata, convex, upfold, arch
A structure of bedded rocks in which the beds on both sides of an axis or axial plane dip away from the axis; an anticlinal. Contrassted with syncline.
A convex fold in rock, the central part of which contains the oldest section of rock. See also syncline.
A fold in rock strata that is convex upward.
Keywords:  antiform, see
(see Antiform).