Meaning of anticlinal

an•ti•cli•nal

Pronunciation: (an"ti-klīn'l), [key]
— adj.
  1. inclining in opposite directions from a central axis.
    1. inclining downward on both sides from a median line or axis, as a fold of rock strata.
    2. pertaining to such a fold.
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