Tectonics definitions

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The study of the earth's structural features.
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The constructive arts in general; esp., the art of making things that have both beauty and usefulness.
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The art or science of construction, especially of large buildings.
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The study of the earth's crustal structure and the forces that produce changes in it.
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The branch of geology that deals with the broad structural and deformational features of the outer part of the Earth, their origins, and the relationships between them.
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(geology) The study of crustal plates and other large-scale structural features of the Earth.
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(architecture) The science and art of assembling, shaping, or ornamenting materials in construction.
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