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anticlinal

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anticline +‎ -al

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anticlinal (comparative more anticlinal, superlative most anticlinal)

  1. Inclining or dipping in opposite directions.
  2. (botany) Used to describe a type of cell division in a layer of cells that occurs perpendicular to the adjacent layer of cells.
  3. (chemistry) Describing a torsion angle between 90° and 150°
  4. (geology) Consisting of, related to, or part of an anticline.

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NounEdit

anticlinal m, f (plural anticlinais)

  1. (geology) anticline (anticlinal fold)

AdjectiveEdit

anticlinal m, f (plural anticlinais; comparable)

  1. anticlinal (inclining or dipping in opposite directions)