A geological unconformity between parallel beds, often with some series missing [16].

A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. . 2002.

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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

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