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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), meaning 'pertaining to building') is the process that controls the structure...
- Plate tectonics (from the Late Latin tectonicus, from the Gr****: τεκτονικός "pertaining to building") is a scientific theory describing the large-scale...
- This is a list of tectonic plates on the Earth's surface. Tectonic plates are pieces of Earth's crust and uppermost mantle, together referred to as the...
- 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...
- Tectonic uplift is the portion of the total geologic uplift of the mean Earth surface that is not attributable to an isostatic response to unloading.[citation...
- oceanic tectonic plate that lies beneath the Pacific Ocean. At 103 million square kilometres (40,000,000 sq mi), it is the largest tectonic plate. The...
- Lid tectonics, commonly thought of as stagnant lid tectonics, is the type of tectonics that is believed to exist on several planets and moons in the Solar...
- Tectonic subsidence is the sinking of the Earth's crust on a large scale, relative to crustal-scale features or the geoid. The movement of crustal plates...
- Republican presidential nominee Ronald Reagan in 1980, which shifted the tectonic plates of the political landscape in favor of the Republicans for years...
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