What does Tectonic mean?

Definitions for Tectonictɛkˈtɒn ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tectonic(adj)

    pertaining to the structure or movement of the earth's crust

    "tectonic plates"; "tectonic valleys"

  2. tectonic, architectonic(adj)

    of or pertaining to construction or architecture


  1. tectonic(Adjective)

    of or relating to construction or to architecture

  2. tectonic(Adjective)

    of, relating to, or caused by large-scale movements of the Earth's lithosphere

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tectonic(adj)

    of or pertaining to building or construction; architectural

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tectonic

    tek-ton′ik, adj. pertaining to building.—n.sing. and pl. Tecton′ics, building as an art: the shaping and ornamentation of furniture, weapons, &c. [Gr. tektōn, a builder.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tectonic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tectonic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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