Related formslith·o·spher·ic [lith-uh-sfer-ik] /ˌlɪθ əˈsfɛr ɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for lithosphere
Thus were formed the oceanic basin and the continental arches of the lithosphere.
Above the metallic core of the planet, the lithosphere consists exclusively of fluorides of the metals.Uller Uprising|Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
Our globe is a cooling and contracting body, and depression must always be the prevailing movement of the lithosphere.Fragments of Earth Lore|James Geikie
By their action upon the lithosphere they have produced a third envelope,—the mantle of rock waste.
The dark, cold abysses of the ocean are far less affected by change than any other portion of the surface of the lithosphere.