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geotectonic

adjective geo·tec·ton·ic \-tek-ˈtä-nik\

Definition of GEOTECTONIC

:  of or relating to the form, arrangement, and structure of rock masses of the earth's crust resulting from folding or faulting
geo·tec·ton·i·cal·ly \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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First Known Use of GEOTECTONIC

1882

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