How to use Dislocations in a sentence
Such foldings of strata must always die out unless they are abruptly terminated by dislocations.
While such steep mountain walls are found in the bed of the ocean it must be remembered that they are very exceptional, and except where there are great dislocations of the submarine crust or volcanic outbursts the forms of the ocean floor are incomparably gentler in their outlines than those of the continents.
The areas containing productive coal measures are usually known as coalfields or basins, within which coal occurs in more or less regular beds, also called seams or veins, which can often be followed over a considerable length of country without change of character, although, like all stratified rocks, their continuity may be interrupted by faults or dislocations, also known as slips, hitches, heaves or troubles.
In the north, where dislocations have invaded the field of the horizontal Columbian lavas, as in south-eastern Oregon and north-eastern California, the blocks are monoclinal in structure as well as in attitude; here the amount of dissection is relatively moderate, for some of the fault faces are described as ravined but not yet deeply dissected; hence these dislocations appear to be of recent date.
With but few exceptions the provenance of the individual sections may be said to have been finally determined by the labours of the critics, but even a cursory examination of their contents makes it evident that the sequence of events, which they now present, cannot be original, but is rather the outcome of a long process of revision, during which the text has suffered considerably from alterations, omissions, dislocations and additions.Advertisement
They may be regarded as a long trough of younger rocks let down by parallel dislocations between the older masses to the south and north.
Long dislocations have sharply defined its northern and southern margins.
The plications of the Highlands and the chief dislocations of the country have followed the same general direction, and hence the parallelism and north-easterly trend of the main topographical features.
In the former even the Pliocene beds are crumpled and folded, overfolded and overthrust in the most violent fashion; in the latter none but the oldest beds, certainly none so late as the Permian, have been crumpled or crushed - occasionally they are bent and frequently they are faulted, but the faults, though sometimes of considerable magnitude, are simple dislocations, unaccompanied by any serious disturbance of the strata.
The Lower Chalk formation is for the most part impermeable, though it contains many ruptures and dislocations or smashes, in the interstices of which large bodies of water, received from the Upper and Middle Chalk, may be naturally stored, or which may merely form passages for water derived from the Upper Chalk.Advertisement
In every instance therefore where, in walking over the surface, we traverse a series of strata which gradually, and without dislocations, increase or diminish in inclination, we cross part of a great curvature in the strata of the earth's crust.
I've had 2 major patella dislocations in the past 6 months.
Because this leads to insupportable coherency strains, dislocations form in two directions at right angles on the surface of the albite lamellae.
In a 2D model such as the bubble raft, only edge dislocations can exist.
Dislocations may nucleate near a different type of crystalline defect, such as a grain boundary, solute atom or vacancy.Advertisement
Sprains and partial or complete joint dislocations are also common.
Partial and total joint dislocations are common, particularly involving the jaw, knee, and shoulder.
Other joints are also unusually loose, leading to recurrent partial and total dislocations.
Braces may be prescribed to stabilize joints, although surgery is sometimes necessary to repair joint damage caused by repeated dislocations.
Since the muscles that support the bone joints are so soft, there is a tendency for hip, jaw, and neck dislocations to occur.Advertisement
No specific treatment is required to treat mild congenital hypotonia, but children with this problem may periodically need treatment for common conditions associated with hypotonia, such as recurrent joint dislocations.
Symptoms of such fractures and dislocations may be similar to those of brachial plexopathy and can cause infants to not move their arms.
Those at risk for obstetric brachial plexopathy are also at risk for fractures and dislocations during birth.
Children with fragile X syndrome also tend to have loose joints, which may result in joint dislocations.
Fractures, dislocations, and major ligament injuries can happen but are more common in older age groups.Advertisement
In non-contact sports, major fractures, dislocations, or soft-tissue injuries are usually associated with accidental rather than intended collisions.