Synonyms for upthrow
Antonyms for upthrow
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UPTHROW
The higher side is called the heaved or upthrow side; the opposite side the thrown or downthrow side.
Thrust faults hade to the upthrow; the hanging wall has gone up.
There has also been a certain amount of upthrow owing to the hydrostatic pressure.
With dip faults the crop is carried forward (down the dip) on the upthrow side.