Translation of "tectonic" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /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

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
tectonics uk us /tekˈtɒn.ɪks/ US  /-ˈtɑː.nɪks/ noun [ U ]

plate tectonics 板块构造学

(Translation of “tectonic” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)