upwarp

upwarp

[′əp‚wȯrp]
(geology)
A broad anticline with gently sloping limbs formed as a result of differential uplift.
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The wind had sculpted Paul's brown hair into a geeky upwarp, and Tom was irked by how the man tended to his lunch bag, how he counted everything inside, how he commented on every item he'd ordered.
NP unwarn / upwarp NS encrown / escrows NU bonbon / boubou NW nagnag / wagwag NZ innards / izzards NR ovenstone / overstore NT banana / batata NV nan / vav NY Mandan / mayday
Delicately, incrementally, the new day dawned, revealing tilted strata, whale-backed upwarps, thin pinnacles, and funky boulders--everything pillowed with snow.
At impact sites that puncture mare plains, these craters display upwarped exposures of the previously flat-lying lava flows on their inner walls, capped by fallback ejecta.
Beard (1999) has also shown lakes developed in valley floors ~100 km inland when river courses became partially obstructed by upwarped or uplifted cratonic blocks to their immediate west, e.g.