Definition of petrotectonics in English:

petrotectonics

Line breaks: petro|tec¦ton¦ics
Pronunciation: /ˌpɛtrəʊtɛkˈtɒnɪks/

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noun

[treated as singular]
The branch of geology concerned with the structure of rocks, especially as a guide to their past movements.

Derivatives

petrotectonic

adjective

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