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dip moveout

1. n. []

The difference in the arrival times or traveltimes of a reflected wave, measured by receivers at two different offset locations, that is produced when reflectors dip. Seismic processing compensates for DMO.

Alternate Form: DMO

See: moveoutquicklookreceiverreflectortraveltime

2. n. []

The procedure in seismic processing that compensates for the effects of a dipping reflector. DMO processing was developed in the early 1980s.

Alternate Form: DMO

See: processing