fissure system

fissure system

[′fish·ər ‚sis·təm]
(geology)
A group of fissures having the same age and generally parallel strike and dip.
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Geological Survey on May 14, 2018, the eruption of lava continues from multiple points along the northeast end of the active fissure system. This eruption is still evolving, and additional outbreaks of lava are possible.
It added that though the eruption had paused early Tuesday, gas continues to emanate from a fissure system that is now 2.5 miles (four kilometers) long -- and more seismic activity and lava flow was expected.
Code 1 was selected if a tiny, thin red shimmer in the pits and fissure system is observed, which can slightly come up the slopes (walls) of the fissure system.
For eight month in 1783-84, the Laki volcanic fissure system in Iceland spewed over 100 million tons of sulphur dioxide into the atmosphere.
The first one follows the fissure system of WNW-ESE direction and is situated approximately up-right to the slope.
Farther from the edge of the block in the more integral part of the sandstone body, fissure systems, suffosion and gravity form pseudokarst phenomena.
Before sealing, each fissure system was cleaned of any plaque residue by bristle brush and prophylactic paste.
The images showed geological evidence of catastrophic floods caused by volcanic activity in a fissure system called the Cerberus Fossae.
This test showed that use of etch and Prime and Bond[R] was significantly more likely to result in placement of a FS which remained covering more of the pit and fissure system over a 12 month period than use of Xeno[R] III for enamel preparation.
Most significant is the fissure system of complementary directions NNE-SSW and ESE-WNW, which also shapes outer form of the Brana outcrop (Fig.
(6-9) This finding might, in part, be ascribed to the presence of remnants of glass-ionomer observed in the deeper parts of pits and fissure systems, (10) preventing stagnation of cariogenic plaque in difficult-to-clean deep pits and fissures due to the excellent adhesion of glass-ionomers to enamel and the fact that the material fractures internally rather than at the enamel-sealant interface.
(15,34) This could be attributed to the deep narrow fissure systems selected for this trial which might result in an entrapment of air voids under relatively thick RMGI, hence reducing the strength of adhesive joints.