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horizontal faultFault Fault, n.
1. (Elec.) A defective point in an electric circuit due to a
crossing of the parts of the conductor, or to contact with
another conductor or the earth, or to a break in the
2. (Geol. & Mining) A dislocation caused by a slipping of
rock masses along a plane of facture; also, the dislocated
structure resulting from such slipping.
Note: The surface along which the dislocated masses have
moved is called the
fault plane. When this plane is vertical, the fault is a
vertical fault; when its inclination is such that the
present relative position of the two masses could have
been produced by the sliding down, along the fault plane,
of the mass on its upper side, the fault is a
normal, or gravity, fault. When the fault plane is so
inclined that the mass on its upper side has moved up
relatively, the fault is then called a
reverse (or reversed), thrust, or overthrust,
fault. If no vertical displacement has resulted, the fault
is then called a
horizontal fault. The linear extent of the dislocation
measured on the fault plane and in the direction of
movement is the
displacement; the vertical displacement is the
throw; the horizontal displacement is the
heave. The direction of the line of intersection of the
fault plane with a horizontal plane is the
trend of the fault. A fault is a
strike fault when its trend coincides approximately with
the strike of associated strata (i.e., the line of
intersection of the plane of the strata with a horizontal
plane); it is a
dip fault when its trend is at right angles to the strike;
oblique fault when its trend is oblique to the strike.
Oblique faults and dip faults are sometimes called
cross faults. A series of closely associated parallel
faults are sometimes called
step faults and sometimes
distributive faults. Horizontal trainingTraining Train"ing, n.
The act of one who trains; the act or process of exercising,
disciplining, etc.; education.
Fan training (Hort.), the operation of training fruit
trees, grapevines, etc., so that the branches shall
radiate from the stem like a fan.
Horizontal training (Hort.), the operation of training
fruit trees, grapevines, etc., so that the branches shall
spread out laterally in a horizontal direction.
Training college. See Normal school, under Normal, a.
Training day, a day on which a military company assembles
for drill or parade. [U. S.]
Training ship, a vessel on board of which boys are trained
Syn: See Education.
Horizontally Hor`i*zon"tal*ly, adv.
In a horizontal direction or position; on a level; as, moving
Plano-horizontal Pla"no-hor`i*zon"tal, a. [Plano- +
Having a level horizontal surface or position. --Lee.
Meaning of Horizontal from wikipedia
plane, in astronomy, geography, geometry
and other sciences
and contexts Horizontal coordinate
system, in astronomy...
at that point. Conversely, a direction
is said to be horizontal
if it is perpendicular
to the vertical
direction. In general, something...
- Horizontal integration
is the process
of a company increasing production
at the same part of the supply
chain. A company
may do this...
(HGT) or lateral
(LGT) is the movement
of genetic material between unicellular
and/or multicellular organisms
- A horizontal market
is a market
or service meets
a need of a wide range
of buyers across different sectors
of an economy. Compare
- energy. Wind turbines
in a wide range
axis. The smallest turbines
are used for applications
such as battery...
- the sundial
to be accurate throughout
the year. The style's angle
to the sundial's geographical
latitude. In a broader
- The Horizontal Falls
or Horizontal Waterfalls
(nicknamed the "Horries") is the name given
to a natural phenomenon
on the coast
of the Kimberley
sync. The horizontal synchronization pulse
sync, or HSync), separates
the scan lines. The horizontal
- a cerebellar
problem, the nystagmus
can be in any direction including horizontal
. Purely vertical nystagmus usually originates
in the central nervous
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