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tectonics

tec·ton·ics

tectonics

 
pronunciation:
tek ta nihks
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (used with a sing. verb) the study of structural geology.
definition 2: the art of science of building or construction.
Word Parts
The word tectonics contains the following parts:
tect Greek root that means builder; construct
synonyms:
struct
 
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology