Tectonics

Science / Geology / Tectonics: The study of the movements and deformation of the crust on a large scale, including epeirogeny, metamorphism, folding, faulting, and plate tectonics.

Plate Tectonics

Science / Biology / Plate Tectonics: The movement of the plates that make up the surface of the Earth. The revolutionary paradigm in geology that the earths crust is composed of rigid segments (plates) in constant (although considered sl MORE

Basin

Science / Geology / Basin: In tectonics, a circular, syncline-like depression of strata. In sedimentology, the site of accumulation of a large thickness of sediments. MORE

Warping

Business / Construction / Warping: Any distortion in a material. MORE

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