tectonics

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See also: tectònics

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Ancient Greek τέκτων (téktōn, “builder”).

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tectonics (uncountable)

  1. (geology) The study of crustal plates and other large-scale structural features of the Earth.
  2. (architecture) The science and art of assembling, shaping, or ornamenting materials in construction.

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