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Synonyms for tectonic

pertaining to the structure or movement of the earth's crust

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of or pertaining to construction or architecture

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Tectonic can run in any environment; Distributed Trusted Computing is optimized in bare metal configurations.
This book introduces their paradoxical and evolutionary leadership approach to conflict transformation and cross cultural-communication - Tectonic Leadership.
Those interested in using Kubernetes on AWS can use the Tectonic AWS installer, available through the Tectonic Preview, or use the do-it-yourself CoreOS Kubernetes on AWS open source guides.
He also pointed out that Oman was part of the Arabian tectonic plate.
However, the northern parts of the country have a proximity to the active tectonic boundary of the Arabian and Eurasian plates that increases the probability of greater seismicity in this area when compared with the central and southern parts.
05 local time a tectonic quake with a magnitude of 4.
Several major movements during the Mesozoic and Cenozoic introduced new tectonic features in various parts of Syria, including the Levant Fracture.
If we look back at the last half century, it is these tectonic movements that give progressives cause for hope - the extension of democracy, the development of international institutions and law and the gradual erosion of racist attitudes and regimes to name but three.
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that our earliest ancestors preferred to settle in locations that have something in common with cities like San Francisco, Naples and Istanbul-they are often on active tectonic faults in areas that have an earthquake risk or volcanoes, or both.
Perth, Australia, Feb 15, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - Tectonic Resources NL (ASX:TTR) ('Tectonic' or 'The Company') is pleased to announce that an Option Agreement has been signed with Traka Resources Ltd (ASX:TKL) ("Traka") on a second portion of Traka's large Ravensthorpe Project.
Tectonic and stratigraphic evolution of Zagros and Makran during the Mesozoic-Cenozoic.
Large sections of Earth's crust, called tectonic plates, are constantly in motion.
COMPUTER systems firm Tectonic International has signed a deal that will see its products distributed in one of the world's fastest-growing markets.
During the five-week expedition they will use explorer robots to map individual volcanoes on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge tectonic plate boundary.
The world's biggest earthquakes occur on tectonic plate margins.