upthrow

[ noun uhp-throh; verb uhp-throh ]SEE DEFINITION OF upthrow
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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.

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