Moho discontinuity

Moho discontinuity
Mohorovičićev diskontinuitet
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Mohorovičićev diskontinuitet

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  • Moho — [mō′hō΄] n. short for MOHOROVIČIć DISCONTINUITY * * * Mo·ho (mōʹhō ) n. The Mohorovičić discontinuity. * * * or Mohorovičić discontinuity Boundary between the Earth s crust and its mantle. The Moho lies at a depth of about 22 mi (35 km) below… …   Universalium

  • Moho — Mo ho, n. [Short for Mohorovicic discontinuity, from Andrija Mohorovi[ccaron]i[cacute], a Yugoslavian geologist.] (Geol.) The boundary between the earth s crust and the semiliquid mantle beneath. It varies in depth from 3 miles beneath the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moho — [mō′hō΄] n. short for MOHOROVIČIć DISCONTINUITY …   English World dictionary

  • Moho line — The Mantle is a part of an astronomical object. Earth s mantle is a 2,900 km thick rocky shell comprising approximately 70% of Earth s volume. It is predominantly solid and overlies the Earth s iron rich core, which occupies about 30% of Earth s… …   Wikipedia

  • Moho — Contents 1 Birds 2 Computers 3 Geology and geography 4 Places 5 Companies …   Wikipedia

  • moho —   n. boundary between the crust and upper mantle of the Earth: abbreviation of   Mohorovic discontinuity.    ♦ mohole, n. borehole into the Earth s crust as far as the moho …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Moho — noun Etymology: short for Mohorovicic discontinuity, from Andrija Mohorovičić died 1936 Yugoslavian geologist Date: 1952 the boundary layer between the earth s crust and mantle whose depth varies from about 3 miles (5 kilometers) beneath the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Moho — noun The Mohorovičić discontinuity …   Wiktionary

  • moho —   see Mohorovicic discontinuity …   Geography glossary

  • Moho — [ məʊhəʊ] noun Geology the boundary surface between the earth s crust and the mantle. Origin 1930s: abbrev. of Mohorovičić discontinuity, named after the Yugoslav seismologist Andrija Mohorovičić …   English new terms dictionary

  • Moho — n. (pl. os) Geol. a boundary of discontinuity separating the earth s crust and mantle. Etymology: A. Mohorovicic, Yugoslav seismologist d. 1936 …   Useful english dictionary

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