Significado de “tectonic” - en el Diccionario Inglés

tectonic en inglés británico

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tectonicadjective

uk /tekˈtɒn.ɪk/ us /tekˈtɑː.nɪk/

specialized geology relating to the structure of the surface of the earth and the way it is formed, changed, and moved by forces inside it:

the motion of the earth's tectonic plates (= sections of the planet's surface)

A tectonic change is a very important one that will have major effects:

He led the company through a period of tectonic shifts in the movie industry.
The process of writing is in the midst of a tectonic change caused by changes in the technology writers use.
tectonics
noun [ U ] uk /tekˈtɒn.ɪks/ us /tekˈtɑː.nɪks/

plate tectonics

(Definición de tectonic del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)