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Definitions for tectonics
tɛkˈtɒn ɪkstec·ton·ics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. architectonics, tectonicsnoun

    the science of architecture

  2. tectonics, plate tectonics, plate tectonic theorynoun

    the branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust

Wiktionary

  1. tectonicsnoun

    The study of crustal plates and other large-scale structural features of the Earth.

  2. tectonicsnoun

    The science and art of assembling, shaping, or ornamenting materials in construction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tectonicsnoun

    the science, or the art, by which implements, vessels, dwellings, or other edifices, are constructed, both agreeably to the end for which they are designed, and in conformity with artistic sentiments and ideas

Freebase

  1. Tectonics

    Tectonics is concerned with the orogenies and tectonic development of cratons and tectonic terranes as well as the earthquake and volcanic belts which directly affect much of the global population. Tectonic studies are also important for understanding erosion patterns in geomorphology and as guides for the economic geologist searching for petroleum and metallic ores.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tectonics in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tectonics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of tectonics in a Sentence

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    Convection models were good for the mantle, but not plates, and plate tectonics was good for plates but not the mantle, and the whole story behind the evolution of the system is the feedback between the two.

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