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Noun Concept
Categories: Geology theories, Geodynamics, Tectonics, Plate tectonics, Lithosphere
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tectonics  plate tectonics  plate tectonic theory  Tectonic plate  continental plate
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The branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust WordNet 3.0
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The branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Plate tectonics is the scientific theory that Earth's lithosphere comprises a number of large tectonic plates which have been slowly moving since about 3.4 billion years ago. Wikipedia
Tectonics are the processes that result in the structure and properties of the Earth's crust and its evolution through time. Wikipedia
The study of the movement of such plates Wikipedia Disambiguation
A field of study within geology concerned generally with the structures within the lithosphere of the Earth or other planets. Wikipedia Disambiguation
Scientific theory that describes the large-scale motions of Earth's lithosphere Wikidata
Processes that control the structure and properties of the Earth's crust and its evolution through time Wikidata
field of geology devoted to tectonic processes Wikidata
A theory of geology that has been developed to explain the observed evidence for large scale motions of the Earth's lithosphere. OmegaWiki
A branch of geology dealing with the broad architecture of the outer part of the Earth, that is, the regional assembling of structural or deformation features, a study of their mutual relations, origin and historical evolution. OmegaWiki
The large-scale movement of tectonic plates that contributes to continental drift. Wiktionary
Large-scale movement of tectonic plates. Wiktionary (translation)
The study of crustal plates and other large-scale structural features of the Earth. Wiktionary
Study of crustal plates. Wiktionary (translation)