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Subduction is the process of the oceanic lithosphere colliding with and descending beneath the continental lithosphere.
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A geologic process in which one edge of one crustal plate is forced below the edge of another.
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early 15c., "withdrawal, removal" (originally of noxious substances from the body), from Latin subductionem (nominative subductio) "a withdrawal, drawing up, hauling ashore," noun [..]
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process of one tectonic plate melting, sliding, or falling beneath another.
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where one continental plate is pushed under another into the asthenosphere below. See Plate Tectonics.
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the movement of an oceanic plate beneath another crustal plate. The plane of contact is known as the Benioff Zone where earthquakes occur. As the plate reaches the asthenosphere it melts.
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The downward movement of a plate into the mantle that occurs in trenches, which are also known as subduction zones. suberin
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A process in which the edge of one plate is forced below the edge of another.
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(n) - the process by which one plate moves under another plate at a converging boundary
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(n) - the process by which one plate moves under another plate
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the process in which one lithospheric plate slides under another; occurs at convergent plate boundaries. Substantiate
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(n) a geological process in which one edge of a crustal plate is forced sideways and downward into the mantle below another plate
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Process of one crustal plate sliding down and below another crustal plate as the two converge. The subduction zone is the area between the two plates, somewhat like a giant reverse fault. more details...
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zone region where one tectonic plate pushes downward beneath the edge of another into Earth's upper mantle symbiogenesis
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The process describing when one lithospheric plate collides with and is overridden by, or descends under, an adjacent plate.
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 The downward and sideways movement of one tectonic plate under another and into the mantle.
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Subduction is a geological process that takes place at convergent boundaries of tectonic plates where one plate moves under another and is forced or sinks due to gravity into the mantle. Regions where [..]
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The process in which one plate is deflected downward beneath another plate into the asthenosphere.
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Process of one crustal plate sliding down and below another crustal plate as the two converge. The subduction zone
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a process in which one lithospheric plate descends beneath another, often as a result of folding or faulting
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Subduction is the process in which one of the Earth’s tectonic plates is pushed downward beneath another. The plate which is forced downwards into the Earth is subject to very high temperatures and [..]
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the geologic process whereby one continental plate slides under another and is gradually consumed in the Earth's interior.
Source: amyhremleyfoundation.org

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