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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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The Major active tectonic structure of the area is the Salt Range Thrust (SRT) along which, Palaeozoic rocks are tectonically emplaced over syn- orogenicfranglomerates.
Japan is nevertheless the world's sixth largest geothermal power producer, following the United States (more than 3,000 MW), the Philippines (almost 2,000 MW), Indonesia (around 1,200 MW), Mexico (almost 1,000 MW), and Italy (over 800 MW), despite being one of the most tectonically active countries in the world, with nearly 200 volcanoes, the International Geothermal Association said.
Like a growing number of Japanese, Ono favors a shift toward renewable energy such as wind, solar and geothermal power, which she said she became familiar with in another tectonically unstable country, Iceland.
Prior to November 1819, during the reign of Kamehameha I as ruling chief of Hawaii, the sacrificial order of Hawaiian society was materialised tectonically in a hierarchically-ordered field of temples and men's eating houses.
The deformations of my lips propagate tectonically, causing geological repercussions in every other part of my face.
Tectonically the area has been folded and uplifted in the landward margin.
Where major earthquakes and super volcanoes are concerned, such studies serve only as a media panacea to calm the nerves of the tectonically fearful and ignorant.
Many central and all southern Caspian bays are located within the bounds of tectonically active areas.
We are reminded of seemingly eternal continental drift, of the more recent (and in geological terms, almost instantaneous) climate and sea-level change, of the sporadic vagaries of tectonically unstable crusts, of the often truly instantaneous effects of large magnitude events, and, most importantly, the biological effects of these.
Other parts of the margin, although tectonically active, remained either attached or proximal to that margin.
But as is the case with all major developments that re-shape the world or tectonically shift its social dynamics, the Pill has had its share of detractors.