Definitions for "Tectonic"
Of or pertaining to building or construction; architectural.
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; tectonic plates.
Deformation with the earth's crust.
relating to a major structural event
that segment of structural geology involved with the development and interpretation of large-scale activities (e.g., mountain building).
An adjective used to relate a particular phenomenon to a structural orogenic concept.