HyperDic: plate_tectonic_theory

English > 1 sense of the expression plate tectonic theory:
NOUNcognitionplate tectonic theory, tectonics, plate tectonicsthe branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust
English > plate tectonic theory: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust.
Synonymstectonics, plate tectonics
Category ofPangaea, Pangea(plate tectonics) a hypothetical continent including all the landmass of the earth prior to the Triassic period when it split into Laurasia and Gondwanaland
Broadermorphology, geomorphologyThe branch of geology that studies the characteristics / characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks / rocks and land forms
Spanishtectónica de placas, tectónica
Catalantectònica de plaques, tectònica

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