Tec*ton"ic (?), a. [L. tectonicus, Gr. &?;, fr. &?;, &?;, a carpenter, builder.]

Of or pertaining to building or construction; architectural.


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Tec*ton"ic (?), a.

1. (Biol.)


2. (Geol. & Phys. Geog.)

Of, pert. to, or designating, the rock structures and external forms resulting from the deformation of the earth's crust; as, tectonic arches or valleys.


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