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Definition of Tectonics

Tectonics
Tectonics Tec*ton"ics, n. The science or art by which implements, vessels, buildings, etc., are constructed, both in relation to their use and to their artistic design.
Tectonics
Tectonics Tec*ton"ics, n. 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.
Tectonic
Tectonic Tec*ton"ic, a. [L. tectonicus, Gr. ?, fr. ?, ?, a carpenter, builder.] Of or pertaining to building or construction; architectural.

Meaning of Tectonics from wikipedia

- Dynamic Earth: The Story of Plate Tectonics. USGS. Understanding Plate Tectonics. USGS. An explanation of tectonic forces. Example of calculations to...
- present. Thrust tectonics is ****ociated with the shortening and thickening of the crust, or the lithosphere. This type of tectonics is found at zones...
- 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...
- The interaction between erosion and tectonics has been a topic of debate since the early 1990s. While the tectonic effects on surface processes such as...
- This is a list of articles related to plate tectonics and tectonic plates. Plate tectonics (from the Late Latin tectonicus, from the Gr****: τεκτονικός...
- and strength. Active tectonics will increase the likelihood of salt structures developing. In the case of extensional tectonics, faulting will both reduce...
- Strike-slip tectonics is concerned with the structures formed by, and the tectonic processes ****ociated with, zones of lateral displacement within the...
- supporting plate tectonics which encomp****ed and su****ded continental drift with the article "Seismology and the New Global Tectonics", published in 1968...
- 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...
- Tectonics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of geology focusing on tectonics. It is published by the American Geophysical Union in collaboration with...
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