noun, plural dis·con·form·i·ties.
- Geology. the surface of a division between parallel rock strata, indicating interruption of sedimentation: a type of unconformity.
- Archaic. nonconformity.
noun plural -ties
- lack of conformity; discrepancy
- the junction between two parallel series of stratified rocks, representing a considerable period of erosion of the much older underlying rocks before the more recent ones were deposited
- A type of unconformity in which the successive strata are parallel.