Last modified on 19 January 2014, at 02:20

imbrication

EnglishEdit

Imbrication: the clasts are oriented in the same angle in relation to the base.

EtymologyEdit

From French imbrication

NounEdit

imbrication (plural imbrications)

  1. a set of tiles or shingles that overlap like the scales of a fish
  2. (medicine) overlapping of layers of tissue in wound closure or correctional surgery
  3. (geology) a sedimentary deposition in which small, flat stones are tiled in the same direction so that they overlap.

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