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synonyms for tectonic

  • anatomical
  • architectural
  • basic
  • constitutional
  • skeletal
  • anatomic
  • constructural
  • formalistic
  • formational
  • formative
  • organic
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How to use tectonic in a sentence

Some say that hardened extremists are often beyond reach until a tectonic shift in their own lives forces self-reflection.
AFTER CAPITOL RIOTS, DESPERATE FAMILIES TURN TO GROUPS THAT ‘DEPROGRAM’ EXTREMISTSPAULINA VILLEGAS, HANNAH KNOWLESFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Americas are moving away from Europe and Africa by a few centimeters each year, as the tectonic plates underlying those continents drift apart.
AN UPWELLING OF ROCK BENEATH THE ATLANTIC MAY DRIVE CONTINENTS APARTMARIA TEMMINGFEBRUARY 4, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Earth’s happens to include the powerful cycle of plate tectonics.
HOW THE EARTH-SHAKING THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICS WAS BORNCAROLYN GRAMLINGJANUARY 13, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
We’ll be looking back at transformative moments in science over the last century, starting in this issue with the emergence of the theory of plate tectonics in the 1960s.
FOR 100 YEARS, BRINGING YOU THE LATEST IN SCIENCENANCY SHUTEJANUARY 10, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Setting aside the tectonic political moment, there’s plenty of activity inside the world of startups we need to discuss.
WITH 5 NEW UNICORNS IN FIRST WEEK OF 2021, ARE WE IN FOR A STAMPEDE THIS YEAR?ALEX WILHELMJANUARY 7, 2021TECHCRUNCH
This terrain is thought to have formed where edges of continents slid over and under each other long ago, bringing new rock up to the surface in what might have been some version of plate tectonics.
HOW FUTURE SPACECRAFT MIGHT HANDLE TRICKY LANDINGS ON VENUS OR EUROPALISA GROSSMANDECEMBER 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The Apple customer base is a coveted one thanks to its better than average buying power, and by making it easier for users to avoid search ads, Apple might just create a tectonic shift in the advertising industry as a whole.
COULD APPLE BUILD A SEARCH ENGINE THAT COMPETES WITH GOOGLE?BY HAMZA MUDASSIR/THE CONVERSATIONDECEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
This dynamic movement of Earth’s tectonic plates is the mechanism by which heat from its interior is released into space.
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More than 10 million years ago, as the Pacific tectonic plate slid under the South American and Caribbean plates, the Isthmus of Panama began to rise out of the ocean, bridging North and South America.
WHY SOUTH AMERICA’S ANCIENT MAMMALS MAY HAVE LOST OUT TO NORTHERN COUNTERPARTSJAKE BUEHLERNOVEMBER 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Plate tectonics is the phenomenon that gives us earthquakes, volcanoes and mountains.
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WORDS RELATED TO TECTONIC

  • groundbreaking
  • profound
  • quaky
  • quivering
  • tectonic
  • tremorous
  • tremulous
  • tumultuous
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