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Academic vocab

academic vocab

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deformation the bending tilting and breaking of earths crust the change in the shape of rock in response to stress
folding the blending of rock layers due to stress
fault a break in the body of rock along which one block moves relative to another
shear stress stress that occurs when forces act in parallel but opposite directions pushing parts of a solid in opposite direction
tension stress that occurs when forces act to stretch an object
compression stress that occurs when forces act to squeeze an object
Created by: Tianalew7