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fault plane

[′fȯlt ‚plān]
(geology)
A planar fault surface.
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'Wherever differences lie, wherever faultlines exist, our enemy will exploit them,' he warned.
"There is a faultline of extremism with the Islamic Republic - we see this as a challenge but not a threat.
Structures built in faults should be built five meters from the faultline on both sides.
The trail follows the major natural faultline of the Great Glen, which divides Scotland from coast to coast.
The senior writers from both teams will be retained on the new title and the combined product will be called "Faultline Online Reporter" to reflect the strength of both brands, underscored by "Analyzing disruption in media, broadband and advertising - for over 20 years."
He said the new faultline emerged in the aftermath of last year's major quake that hit different parts of the country in October 2015.
"Erring on the side of safety, we believe the D-1 faultline is active," the panel concluded in its report.
Research on the faultline model helps to clarify the inconsistent, or mixed, consequences regarding team outcomes, and helps us to understand why, how, and when team-member diversity will lead to positive or negative team outcomes.
Faultline theory, as proposed by Lau and Murnighan (1998), provides one theoretical frame that identifies how conflict develops in decision-making groups.
THE New Zealand earthquake that smashed buildings, cracked roads and twisted railway lines has ripped an 11ft wide faultline in the Earth's surface.
In 1956, the Chim earthquake along the Roum faultline, which runs toward Beirut from near Marjayoun, killed a number of people and caused significant material destruction.
The quake struck off Sumatra's west coast, 47 kilometres (29 miles) northwest of Padang on a major faultline that scientists have long warned was set to release pent-up energy.