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Meaning of TECTONIC

Pronunciation:  tek'tânik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  of or pertaining to construction or architecture
  2. [adj]  (geology) pertaining to the structure or movement of the earth's crust; "tectonic plates"; "tectonic valleys"
 

TECTONIC is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: architectonic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tec*ton"ic\, a.
    1. (Biol.) Structural.
    
    2. (Geol. & Phys. Geog.) Of, pert. to, or designating, the
       rock structures and external forms resulting from the
       deformation of the earth's crust; as, tectonic arches or
       valleys.
    
    
  2. \Tec*ton"ic\, a. [L. tectonicus, Gr. ?, fr. ?, ?, a
    carpenter, builder.]
    Of or pertaining to building or construction; architectural.
    
    
 

 

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