diastrophism

[ US /daɪˈæstɹəˌfɪzəm/ ]
NOUN
  1. the process of deformation that produces continents and ocean basins in the earth's crust
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How To Use diastrophism In A Sentence

  • Possibly diastrophism broke the original continent into small islands which would not support so large an animal population; or the drying-out may have progressed still further. The Earth Book of Stormgate
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