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Definition of Nappe

Nappe
Nappe Nappe, n. [F. nappe cloth, sheet. See Napery.] (Geom.) Sheet; surface; all that portion of a surface that is continuous in such a way that it is possible to pass from any one point of the portion to any other point of the portion without leaving the surface. Thus, some hyperboloids have one nappe, and some have two.

Meaning of Nappe from wikipedia

- In geology, a nappe or thrust sheet is a large sheetlike body of rock that has been moved more than 2 km (1.2 mi) or 5 km (3.1 mi) above a thrust fault...
- A nappe, in geology, is a complex re****bent fold system. Nappe may also refer to: Nappe (water), in hydraulic engineering, a sheet of water flowing over...
- In hydraulic engineering, a nappe is a sheet or curtain of water that flows over a weir or dam. The upper and lower water surface have well-defined characteristics...
- Austroalpine nappes are a geological nappe stack in the European Alps. The Alps contain three such stacks, of which the Austroalpine nappes are structurally...
- The Giessen nappe (German: Gießener Decke) is a tectonic nappe in the southeastern part of the Rhenish M****if in western Germany. The nappe is an "alien"...
- terrains. The klippe is the remnant portion of a nappe after erosion has removed connecting portions of the nappe. This process results in an outlier of exotic...
- The Helvetic nappes (German: Helvetische Decken) are a series of nappes in the Northern part of the Alps and part of the Helvetic zone. They consist of...
- Orlando Nappe (c. 1931 in Buenos Aires – 2007) was an Argentine footballer. He capped 121 matches (as a defender and as a midfielder) scoring 11 goals...
- The Dent Blanche nappe or Dent Blanche klippe is a geologic nappe and klippe that crops out in the Pennine Alps. The nappe is tectonostratigraphically...
- The Gotthard nappe (German: Gotthard-Decke, in older literature called the Gotthard M****if) is, in the geology of the Alps a nappe in the Helvetic zone...
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