[sing-kluh-nawr-ee-uh m, -nohr-] /ˌsɪŋ kləˈnɔr i əm, -ˈnoʊr-/
noun, plural synclinoria
[sing-kluh-nawr-ee-uh, -nohr-ee-uh] /ˌsɪŋ kləˈnɔr i ə, -ˈnoʊr i ə/ (Show IPA), synclinoriums. Geology.
a regional structure of general synclinal form that includes a series of smaller folds.
noun (pl) -ria (-rɪə)
a vast elongated syncline with its strata further folded into anticlines and synclines
synclitism syn·cli·tism (sĭn’klĭ-tĭz’əm, sĭng’-) n. The condition of parallelism between the plane of the pelvis and that of the fetal head.
synclonus syn·clo·nus (sĭn’klō’nəs) n. Clonic spasm or tremor of several muscles at the same time. A disease characterized by such spasms or tremors.
noun, U.S. Aerospace. 1. one of a series of experimental communications satellites that were the first to be placed in geostationary orbit. noun 1. a communications satellite in stationary orbit
noun 1. Grammar. the contraction of a word by omitting one or more sounds from the middle, as in the reduction of never to ne’er. 2. Pathology. brief loss of consciousness associated with transient cerebral anemia, as in heart block, sudden lowering of the blood pressure, etc.; fainting. noun 1. (pathol) a technical word for […]