Definitions for "Nonconformity"
A type of unconformity at which sedimentary rocks overlie basement (older intrusive igneous rocks and/or metamorphic rocks).
An type of unconformity in which young sedimentary rocks lie on top of older metamorphic or intrusive igneous rocks.
An unconformity in which stratified rocks rest on unstratified igneous or metamorphic rocks.
A condition within a unit which does not conform to some specific specification, standard, and/or requirement; often referred to as a defect; any given nonconforming unit can have the potential for more than one nonconformity.
Failure to fulfill a specified requirement.
The non-fulfillment of specified requirements. [D01085] ISO 8402 QMPP
Neglect or failure of conformity; especially, in England, the neglect or refusal to unite with the established church in its rites and modes of worship.
any nonconforming aspect of a structure, land, or use.
refusal to adhere to established rules, customs, beliefs or styles
A departure of a quality characteristic from its intended level or state that occurs with severity sufficient to cause an associated product or service not to meet a specification requirement.