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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.
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.
The role of dextral transpressional faulting in the evolution of an early Carboniferous mafic-felsic plutonic and volcanic complex: Cobequid Highlands, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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).