Meaning of TECTONICS in English


/tek ton"iks/ , n. ( used with a sing. v. )

1. the science or art of assembling, shaping, or ornamenting materials in construction; the constructive arts in general.

2. See structural geology .

[ 1625-35; see TECTONIC, -ICS ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .