dextral fault(redirected from Fault (geology))
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dextral fault[′dek·strəl ′fȯlt]
A strike-slip fault in which an observer approaching the fault sees the opposite block as having moved to the right. Also known as right-lateral fault; right-lateral slip fault; right-slip fault.
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