tectonic

deformation of a planet's surface in the form of faulting and folding of rock layers.

tectonic

The deformation forces acting on a planet's crust.
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tectonic

adj. Describing the forces that cause the movements and deformation of Earth`s crust on a large scale, also describes the resulting structures or features from these forces.
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tectonic

adjective referred to structural (i.e., positional) changes of rocks, typically manifest by one or more kinds of deformation such as folding, faulting, and/or jointing.
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tectonic

[adj] - (geology) pertaining to the structure or movement of the earth`s crust 2. [adj] - of or pertaining to construction or architecture
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Tectonic

Tec·ton'ic adjective [ Latin tectonicus , Greek ..., from ..., ..., a carpenter, builder.] Of or pertaining to building or construction; architectural.
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tectonic

1. Relating to variations in structure in the eye, particularly the cornea. ... 2. Obsolete term denoting plastic surgery or the restoration of lost parts by grafting. ... Origin: G. Tektonikos, relating to building ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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tectonic

adjective pertaining to the structure or movement of the earth`s crust; `tectonic plates`; `tectonic valleys`
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tectonic

adjective of or pertaining to construction or architecture
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Tectonic

• (a.) Structural. • (a.) Of, pert. to, or designating, the rock structures and external forms resulting from the deformation of the earth`s crust; as, tectonic arches or valleys. • (a.) Of or pertaining to building or construction; architectural.
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tectonic

tectonic Of, like, or pertaining to building; structural.
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Tectonic

[record label] Tectonic is a British electronic music label, founded and run by Rob Ellis (Pinch) which focuses primarily on Dubstep and its related genres. As one of the key founding dubstep labels, alongside Tempa, DMZ, Hyperdub, and Hotflush, Tectonic became a focal point for the Bristol scene, as well as introducing artists and releases...
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tectonic

To do with the deformation of the crust of a planet or large moon, the forces that cause such deformation, and the resulting structures. Landforms that arise from tectonic processes include mountain ranges, rift valleys, faults, fractured rock, and folded rock masses. See also tectonic plate and pla...
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Tectonic

refers to any geological process that involves movement or deformation of the earth's crust.
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Tectonic

Tectonic designates rock structures and external forms resulting from the deformation of the earth's crust, such as, tectonic arches or valleys.
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tectonic

Type: Term Pronunciation: tek-ton′ik Definitions: 1. Relating to variations in structure in the eye, particularly the cornea.
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tectonic

tectonic. Refers to rock-deforming processes and resulting structures that occur over large sections of the lithosphere.
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TECTONIC

Pertaining to the global forces that cause folding and faulting of the Earth's crust. Also used to classify or describe features or structures formed by the action of those forces.
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tectonic

of, like or pertaining to building; structural
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tectonic

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

(forces) forces that stretch or squash the Earth's crust, and lead to folds, faults and mountain-building (greek
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tectonic

adj. Describing the forces that cause the movements and deformation of Earth’s crust on a large scale, also describes the resulting structures or features from these forces.
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tectonic

Relating to the deformation of the crust of a moon or planet, the forces involved in or producing such deformation, and the resulting forms.
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