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di•a•pir



Pronunciation: (dī'u-pēr"), [key]
n. Geol.
a dome, or anticline, the upper regions of which have been ruptured and penetrated by material squeezed up from below. Cf. plume (def. 10), salt dome.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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