tectonosphere

noun
tec·​tono·​sphere | \ tekˈtänəˌsfi(-schwa)r, ˈtektənōˌ- \

Definition of tectonosphere

: the zone within the earth in which crustal movements originate

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History and Etymology for tectonosphere

International Scientific Vocabulary tectonic + -o- + sphere

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“Tectonosphere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tectonosphere. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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