ring dike

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ring dike

[′riŋ ‚dīk]
(geology)
A roughly circular dike that is vertical or inclined away from the center of the arc. Also known as ring-fracture intrusion.
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An off-stream, ring-dike impoundment was constructed on the Conasauga River's floodplain, one of the river's larger tributaries was dammed, and construction of a second ring-dike impoundment began.