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 n.  branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust; the science of architecture
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1  Plate tectonics is a theory of geology that has been developed to explain the observed evidence for large scale motions of the Earth's lithosphere.
2  A fully fledged ocean-crossing cable helps them detect all sorts of seismic rumbles; that would be a boon to geologists who focus on the Eurasian and African tectonic plates.