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Definition of Tectonic

Tectonic
Tectonic Tec*ton"ic, a. [L. tectonicus, Gr. ?, fr. ?, ?, a carpenter, builder.] Of or pertaining to building or construction; architectural.

Meaning of Tectonic from wikipedia

- Tectonics (from Latin tectonicus; from Ancient Gr**** τεκτονικός (t****nikos) 'pertaining to building') are the processes that control the structure and...
- Plate tectonics (from the Late Latin: tectonicus, from the Ancient Gr****: τεκτονικός, lit. 'pertaining to building') is a scientific theory describing...
- This is a list of tectonic plates on Earth's surface. Tectonic plates are pieces of Earth's crust and uppermost mantle, together referred to as the lithosphere...
- epicenter is the point at ground level directly above the hypocenter. Tectonic earthquakes occur anywhere in the earth where there is sufficient stored...
- A tectonic weapon is a hypothetical device or system which could create earthquakes, volcanoes, or other seismic events in specified locations by interfering...
- have been separated from the sea by the tectonic uplift of the sea floor above sea level. Often, the tectonic action of crustal extension has created...
- Tectonic uplift is the geologic uplift of Earth's surface that is attributed to plate tectonics. While isostatic response is important, an increase in...
- Tectonic plate interactions are cl****ified into three basic types: Divergent boundaries are areas where plates move away from each other, forming either...
- This is a list of articles related to plate tectonics and tectonic plates. Plate tectonics (from the Late Latin: tectonicus, from the Ancient Gr****: τεκτονικός...
- In plate tectonics, a divergent boundary or divergent plate boundary (also known as a constructive boundary or an extensional boundary) is a linear feature...
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