Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun geological_fault

1 sense of geological fault

Sense 1
fault, faulting, geological fault, shift, fracture, break -- ((geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other; "they built it right over a geological fault"; "he studied the faulting of the earth's crust")
       => crack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure -- (a long narrow opening)

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