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upthrow


noun

  1. an upheaval, as of the earth’s surface.
  2. Geology. an upward displacement of rock on one side of a fault.

verb (used with object), up·threw, up·thrown, up·throw·ing.

  1. to throw or cast up or upward.

noun

  1. geology the upward movement of rocks on one side of a fault plane relative to rocks on the other side
  2. rare an upward thrust or throw; upheaval

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