global tectonics


plural noun

earth movements and interactions on a global scale, especially as they relate to the causes and results of the dynamics of the crustal plates and sea-floor spreading.

Nearby words

  1. global economy,
  2. global positioning system,
  3. global product,
  4. global rule,
  5. global search,
  6. global village,
  7. global warming,
  8. globalisation,
  9. globalism,
  10. globalization


Origin of global tectonics

First recorded in 1965–70

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