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tectonic

adjective
 
 
/tekˈtɒn.ɪk/ US  /-ˈtɑː.nɪk/ specialized
relating to the structure of the surface of the Earth and the way it is formed, changed and moved by forces inside it
地壳构造的(与地球表面结构有关的,及与地球表面形成的、因其内部力量改变和移动等的方式有关的)
the motion of Earth's tectonic plates (= sections of the planet's surface)
地球表面构造板块(即地球表面各段)的运动
Geology - general words
tectonics
 
 
/tekˈtɒn.ɪks/ US  /-ˈtɑː.nɪks/ noun [U]
plate tectonics
板块构造学
Geology - general words
(Definition of tectonic from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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