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1. tectonics

noun. ['tɛkˈtɑːnɪks'] the branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust.

Synonyms

  • plate tectonics
  • geomorphology
  • morphology

Antonyms

  • complex instruction set computing
  • reduced instruction set computing
  • complex instruction set computer
  • reduced instruction set computer

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Words that Rhyme with Plate Tectonics

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  • electronics
  • audiotronics
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  • tektronix
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  • nucleonics
  • lasersonics
  • centronics
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Example sentences of the word plate-tectonics


1. Noun Phrase
Learning more about how plate tectonics work will only add to your understanding of this dynamic Earth.

2. Noun Phrase
This is a good visualization of plate tectonics for kids and shows how convection of the mantle works.

3. Noun Phrase
Compare the veracity of theories that explain natural phenomena such as expanding earth theory vs. plate tectonics.

4. Noun Phrase
The theory of plate tectonics is a widely accepted scientific theory that has wide application.

2. tectonics

noun. ['tɛkˈtɑːnɪks'] the science of architecture.

Synonyms

  • architectonics
  • science
  • architecture

Antonyms

  • CISC

3. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score.

Synonyms

  • base
  • home
  • bag
  • home plate

Antonyms

  • descend
  • disappear
  • overhead
  • subsurface

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

4. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic.

Synonyms

  • disc
  • grid
  • tap
  • lamella
  • engraving
  • license plate
  • plessimeter
  • fin keel
  • plate iron
  • pleximeter
  • baffle
  • storage-battery grid
  • numberplate
  • cylinder head
  • escutcheon
  • sheet
  • gusset
  • nameplate
  • damper
  • flat solid
  • platen
  • fishplate
  • gusset plate
  • disk
  • baffle board

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness
  • disjoin
  • anode
  • voltaic cell

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

5. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten.

Synonyms

  • dessert plate
  • paper plate
  • soup plate
  • flatware
  • salad plate
  • steel plate
  • salad bowl

Antonyms

  • undress
  • discolor
  • insulator
  • inarticulate

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

6. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] a full-page illustration (usually on slick paper).

Synonyms

  • illustration

Antonyms

  • foreign
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

7. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] the quantity contained in a plate.

Synonyms

  • plateful

Antonyms

  • accumulator

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

8. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] structural member consisting of a horizontal beam that provides bearing and anchorage.

Synonyms

  • structure
  • wall plate
  • construction

Antonyms

  • incidental
  • genuine
  • legitimate
  • right

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

9. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] any flat platelike body structure or part.

Synonyms

  • structure
  • complex body part
  • body structure
  • lamina
  • frill
  • bodily structure
  • comb
  • operculum

Antonyms

  • thermionic vacuum tube
  • thermionic valve
  • cold cathode
  • electrode

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

10. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] a shallow receptacle for collection in church.

Synonyms

  • collection plate

Antonyms

  • walk
  • outfield

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)
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