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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Pertaining to the structure or movement of the earth's crust.

Usage examples (37)
  • tectonic plates
  • What's more, many layers had been previously cracked by long-term tectonic movements in the area.
  • It's funny you should say that, because I recently heard from John Dewey, who is a very important figure in tectonic plate theory.
  • Our planet is made up of giant slabs of rocky material called tectonic plates that are constantly creeping along. for more
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