Reverse Fault

Science / Geology / Reverse Fault: A fault with vertical movement and an inclined fault plane. The block above the fault has moved upwards relative to the block below the fault.
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Other Words for Fault

Fault Noun Synonyms: mistake, error, blunder, lapse, failure, offence, oversight, slip(-up), indiscretion, gaffe, gaucherie, faux pas, boner, howler, goof, boo-boo, boob
Fault Adjective Synonyms: imperfection, flaw, defect, blemish, deficiency, shortcoming, failing, weakness, frailty, foible, peccadillo

Other Words for Reverse

Reverse Noun Synonyms: opposite, contrary, inverse, converse, inverted, upside down, mirror, reversed, backward
Reverse Adjective Synonyms: alter, change, modify, renounce, recant, take back
Reverse Verb Synonyms: back up, move or go backwards or also backward, backtrack, make sternway

Reverse Merger

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Reverse Leveraged Buyout

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Reverse Mortgage

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Reverse Osmosis

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Reverse Pitch

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Reverse Overlap

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