Definiciones principales de onlap en English

: onlap1onlap2

onlap1

Pronunciación /ˈɒnlap/

nombre

Geología
  • A progressive increase in the lateral extent of conformable strata in passing upwards from older to younger strata, so that each stratum is hidden by the one above; a set of strata exhibiting this.

Origen

1940s. From on- + lap, after offlap, overlap.

Definiciones principales de onlap en English

: onlap1onlap2

onlap2

Pronunciación /ɒnˈlap/

verbo

Geología
  • To cover (a stratum) so as to form an onlap.

Origen

1950s. From onlap.