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right-handed

[′rīt ¦han·dəd]
(crystallography)
Having a crystal structure with a mirror-image relationship to a left-handed structure.
(design engineering)
Pertaining to screw threads that allow coupling only by turning in a clockwise direction.
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and Fergusson, C.L.: 2000, Dextral transpression in Late Cretaceous continental collision, Sanandaj--Sirjan zone, western Iran.
Still, several authors suggest that a dominant gold deposition event is associated with the late NW-SE shortening event [45, 49, 58-61] expressed predominantly as a dextral strike-slip.
The anticline is bounded at its periclinal terminations by vertical faults oriented NNW-SSE (dextral strike-slip) in the west and NNE-SSW (sinistral strikeslip) in the east.
El patron de radiacion de la onda P indica un fallamiento inverso con componente dextral.
Arising from the northeast--north-northeast extension of the Songpan block, the Longmenshan fault zone within the Longmenshan tectonic zone had dextral strike--slip characteristics.
Entre la costa y el rio Mamo, la falla sigue un rumbo N60[grados]-70[grados]O, en direccion del Cerro Negro donde corta rocas metamorficas y genera bermas, ademas de drenajes desviados y desplazados en forma dextral. En el mismo Cerro Negro se midieron desplazamientos de tipo lateral dextral en el orden de 50 a 150 m (Figura 3), con un desplazamiento vertical que levanta el bloque norte a contra-pendiente, y el cual se evidencia claramente en la bajada de la Autopista Caracas-La Guaira pasando el tunel de Boqueron 1, por el desnivel correspondiente de un remanente de superficie de aplanamiento de probable edad plioceno, la cual antefecha el probable inicio de la actividad neotectonica de la falla (FUNVISIS, 1983).
The role of dextral transpressional faulting in the evolution of an early Carboniferous mafic-felsic plutonic and volcanic complex: Cobequid Highlands, Nova Scotia, Canada.
El estilo tectonico imperante en el area es de una tectonica rumbo deslizante, teniendo entre estas a dos estructuras principales, como son la falla Tantamayo (falla normal), falla de laguna Carpa, que es una estructura de desgarre con terminacion en cola de caballo, de tipo dextral, al que son asociados numerosas fallas menores a ambas margenes del valle del rio Carpa.
The rift zone, in the Catania area, is composed of NNW trending oblique (dextral) extensional faults that are distributed from the eastern flank of Mt.
D2 event has an extensional character (Diez Balda et al., 1995) and it is characterized by recumbent folds associated with dextral shear zones (N40-N60) with an axial plane crenulation cleavage or schistosity (S2).