apparent dip

apparent dip

[ə′pa·rənt ′dip]
(geology)
Dip of a rock layer as it is exposed in any section not at a right angle to the strike.
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Despite the apparent dip in PBA's gate attendance last season, the numbers proved otherwise as the league even experienced a slight rise when it comes to its income.
From there, development ramps will be within the deposit along an apparent dip angle.
Now, those who did not heed the warning are crippled with embarrassment and an apparent dip in employee morale.
Cesc Fabregas voiced his support for Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi Wednesday in the wake of an apparent dip in form by the Argentina star.
HEALTH chiefs in Coventry are puzzled over an apparent dip in the life expectancy of men in the city.
There were 101,200 offenders imprisoned in England and Wales compared with 106,300 the previous year, with an apparent dip in average sentences for robbery, which the Home Office said was due to a new "indeterminate" sentence being introduced.
Henry's apparent dip in form has had no noticeable effect on the Highbury club's title charge, and if he finds his goal touch against Bolton at the Reebok Stadium tonight, Arsenal will have one hand wrapped firmly around the Premiership trophy.
In drift and fill stoping, wide single band reefs or composite reefs of around 4 m width, are excavated on the apparent dip.
An apparent dip in natural gas prices could make natural gas refrigeration and natural gas compressors viable options.
That's why they have won the title so many times," said United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, who claimed not to have too many worries about the apparent dip in form.