- A geological unconformity between parallel beds, often with some series missing .
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Disconformity — Dis con*form i*ty, n. Want of conformity or correspondence; inconsistency; disagreement. [1913 Webster] Those . . . in some disconformity to ourselves. Milton. [1913 Webster] Disagreement and disconformity betwixt the speech and the conception of … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
disconformity — index exception (exclusion), incompatibility (inconsistency), nonconformity, specialty (distinctive mark) Bu … Law dictionary
disconformity — [dis΄kən fôrm′ə tē, dis′kən fôrm′ə tē] n. [ML disconformitas: see DIS & CONFORMITY] 1. Archaic lack of conformity 2. Geol. a type of unconformity with parallel layers of rock strata … English World dictionary
disconformity — noun Date: 1587 1. nonconformity 2. a break in a sequence of sedimentary rocks all of which have approximately the same dip … New Collegiate Dictionary
disconformity — /dis keuhn fawr mi tee/, n., pl. disconformities. 1. Geol. the surface of a division between parallel rock strata, indicating interruption of sedimentation: a type of unconformity. 2. Archaic. nonconformity. [1595 1605; DIS 1 + CONFORMITY] * * * … Universalium
disconformity — noun a) unconformity b) nonconformity … Wiktionary
disconformity — n. nonconformity; inconsistency; disagreement; (Geology) break in a series of sedimentary rocks that all have nearly the same dip … English contemporary dictionary
disconformity — noun (plural disconformities) 1》 lack of conformity. 2》 Geology a break in a sequence of strata which does not involve a difference of inclination on each side of the break … English new terms dictionary
disconformity — dis·conformity … English syllables
disconformity — dis•con•form•i•ty [[t]ˌdɪs kənˈfɔr mɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) gel the surface of a division between parallel rock strata, indicating interruption of sedimentation: a type of unconformity 2) archaic nonconformity • Etymology: 1595–1605 … From formal English to slang