Meaning of DISLOCATION in English

DISLOCATION

noun the act of displacing, or the state of being displaced.

2. dislocation ·noun the act of dislocating, or putting out of joint; also, the condition of being thus displaced.

3. dislocation ·noun the displacement of parts of rocks or portions of strata from the situation which they originally occupied. slips, faults, and the like, are dislocations.

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