Meaning of outcrop
Pronunciation: (n.out'krop"v.out"krop'), [key]
— n., v., -cropped, -crop•ping.
- a cropping out, as of a stratum or vein at the surface of the earth.
- the exposed portion of such a stratum or vein.
- something that emerges suddenly or violently in the manner of an outcrop; outbreak: an outcrop of student demonstrations.
- to crop out, as strata.
- outcrop (Thesaurus)