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tectonics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction tec·ton·ics \tek-ˈtä-niks\

geology : the structure of the Earth's surface and the ways in which it changes shape over time

Full Definition of TECTONICS

1
:  geological structural features as a whole
2
a :  a branch of geology concerned with the structure of the crust of a planet (as earth) or moon and especially with the formation of folds and faults in it
b :  tectonism

First Known Use of TECTONICS

1899

Rhymes with TECTONICS

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