Definition Of faulted


(of a rock formation) be broken by a fault or faults.

rift valleys where the crust has been stretched and faulted

criticize for inadequacy or mistakes.

her colleagues and superiors could not fault her dedication to the job

Example Of faulted

  • A correspondent rightly faults me for not giving the direct quotation.

  • At the other extreme, reverse faulting could cause the pattern of exhumation and basin inversion.

  • But critics fault military leaders for discouraging such actions and failing to present alternatives.

  • Does lithology account for the very different patterns of faulting in the Permian sandstones and dolostones?

  • Each time she faulted , she would silently curse herself as the wrong note amplified itself in the empty hall.

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