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tec·ton·ic

(tek-ton'ik),
Relating to variations in structure in the eye, particularly the cornea.
[G. tektonikos, relating to building]

tectonic

/tec·ton·ic/ (tek-ton´ik) pertaining to construction.

tectonic

[tekton′ik]
1 pertaining to variations in structure in the cornea or other parts of the eye.
2 pertaining to plastic surgery or tissue transplants.
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Based on geochemistry, the geotectonic setting during the onset of volcanism could be characterized as attenuation and rifting of the continental lithosphere connected with asthenospheric mantle upwelling.
It is not clear yet whether the age differences between granulite (SW Estonia) and amphibolite facies volcanic rocks (NE Estonia) hint at differences in the geotectonic position of these rocks.
In this way, the local magnitude of earthquakes in the near field is calculated, using strong motion accelerograms and applying this to the regional geotectonic setting.

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