Meaning of Mohorovičić discontinuity
Pronunciation: (mō"hô-rō'vu-chich, -hō-), [key]
— Geol. Geol.
- the discontinuity between the crust and the mantle of the earth, occurring at depths that average about 22 mi. (35 km) beneath the continents and about 6 mi. (10 km) beneath the ocean floor.
- Mohorovicic discontinuity (Thesaurus)