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synonyms for subduction

  • decrease
  • diminution
  • discount
  • reduction
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antonyms for subduction

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  • development
  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • growth
  • increase
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How to use subduction in a sentence

Kane, for instance, points out that a planet’s habitability is guided by a number of factors, including plate tectonics and subduction—a process that recycles carbon from the atmosphere into the planet’s interior—and its atmospheric chemistry.
NASA IS ENDING ITS 30-YEAR VENUS DROUGHT WITH TWO NEW MISSIONSNEEL V. PATELJUNE 2, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
They base this on tiny, 4-billion-year-old crystals whose chemistry resembles that of modern rocks produced in subduction zones.
SCIENTISTS PIN DOWN WHEN EARTH’S CRUST CRACKED, THEN CAME TO LIFEHOWARD LEEMARCH 25, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Subduction zones are found where one plate overrides, or subducts, another, pushing it downward into the mantle where it melts.
EARTHQUAKESKAYE M. SHEDLOCK
There are three types of plate boundaries: spreading zones, transform faults, and subduction zones.
EARTHQUAKESKAYE M. SHEDLOCK
Most faulting along spreading zones is normal, along subduction zones is thrust, and along transform faults is strike-slip.
EARTHQUAKESKAYE M. SHEDLOCK
And from hence lastly doth arise the solidity of the section, by addition and subduction.
THE WAY TO GEOMETRYPETER RAMUS
The lines with barbs show zones of underthrusting (subduction), where one plate is sliding beneath another.
VOLCANOESROBERT I. TILLING
Is not my only possible practical aim the subduction of all that is Negro in me to the American?
THE CONSERVATION OF RACESW. E. BURGHARDT DU BOIS
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WORDS RELATED TO SUBDUCTION

  • decrease
  • diminution
  • discount
  • reduction
  • subduction
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