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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “tectonic”

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
地殼構造的(與地球表面結構有關的,及與地球內部力量形成、改變、移動地球表面結構的方式有關的)
the motion of Earth's tectonic plates (= sections of the planet's surface)
地球板塊(即地球表面各部分)的運動
Geology - general words
tectonics
 
 
/tekˈtɒn.ɪks/ US  /-ˈtɑː.nɪks/ noun [U]
plate tectonics
板塊構造學
Geology - general words
(Definition of tectonic from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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