Synonyms for faulting

Synonyms for (noun) faulting

Synonyms: fault, faulting, fracture, geological fault, break, shift

Definition: (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

Usage: they built it right over a geological fault; he studied the faulting of the earth's crust

Similar words: crack, crevice, scissure, cleft, fissure

Definition: a long narrow opening