HyperDic: tectonics

English > 2 senses of the word tectonics:
NOUNcognitiontectonics, architectonicsthe science of architecture
cognitiontectonics, plate tectonics, plate tectonic theorythe branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust
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English > tectonics: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe science of architecture.
Part ofarchitectureThe discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
Broaderscience, scientific disciplineA particular branch of scientific knowledge
Adjectivestectonic, architectonicof or pertaining to construction or architecture
English > tectonics: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust.
Synonymsplate tectonics, plate tectonic theory
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
Adjectivestectonicpertaining to the structure or movement of the earth's crust

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