Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


Displaying 1 result(s) from the 1913 edition:
Unconformity (Page: 1567)

Un`con*form"i*ty, n.

1. Want of conformity; incongruity; inconsistency. South.

2. (Geol.) Want of parallelism between strata in contact. &hand; With some authors unconformity is equivalent to unconformability; but it is often used more broadly, for example, to include the case when the parallelism of strata once conformable has been disturbed by faulting and the like.