Tectonic in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Tectonic

relating to the surface of the Earth’s crust and movement

Examples of Tectonic in a sentence

Movements along the coast were likely due to tectonic shifts in the Earth’s crust.  🔊

Ancient Japanese societies thought a giant catfish caused tectonic movement underground.  🔊

Tectonic forces caused mountains to rise out of the earth’s crust over many years.  🔊

A tectonic rift stands where two underground plates are moving away from one another.  🔊

The Himalayas were formed over 50 million years ago when plates collided deep within the Earth.  🔊

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