Definitions for "Tectonics"
the branch of geology concerned with the rock structures and external forms resulting from the deformation of the earth's crust; also, similar studies of other planets. Also called structural geology.
The branch of geology that deals with regional or global structures and deformational features of Earth.
The study of the major structural features of the Earth’s crust or the broad structure of a region.
The science, or the art, by which implements, vessels, dwellings, or other edifices, are constructed, both agreeably to the end for which they are designed, and in conformity with artistic sentiments and ideas.
Large-scale architecture, from a word denoting the arts of builders.
the science of architecture
Keywords:  plate, see
See plate tectonics.