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subvertical

The upright member in a subdivided panel of a truss running from midpanel point to the chord.
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The subhorizontal and subvertical joints close to the excavation act as stress barriers and stress elevators at specific locations, hence shaping the formed damaged zone.
Additionally, the 2012 geological survey identified a fault zone in the SE of the Syncline center; this fault zone has also been detected in at least one of our ERT profiles (the one shown in Figure 9(c)); according to our estimates, this fault zone should be subvertical while the geological survey assumed a NW-oriented dip.
These joints, but mainly the subvertical set (J4), trending 90[degrees] and dipping 75[degrees] S, mark the boundaries of the slipped layers (Figure 4a, b, c and d).
During the breakage process of the main roof, numerous vertical and subvertical fractures and horizontal cracks are sharply developed in the rock mass neighbouring the break line [4].
Other burrows have only one subvertical tunnel (3 to 4.5 cm diameter and up to 66 cm depth) with a few blind tunnels emerging from the uppermost section.
The faults are characterized by subvertical dips, 2 to 4 m-wide fault gouge and breccia, extensive damage zones, linear surface depressions over the fault core, and evidence of strike-slip movement.