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A kind of force that gets exerted as tectonic plates push against each other?

This answer is popstres


What is a tectonic force?

A tectonic force is the push between the tectonic plates


Do tectonic plates make friction?

Friction itself is a naturally occurring force but yes, tectonic plates do encounter friction.


How can the movement of tectonic plates create a mountain?

The plates push and pull and grind against each other they push together the force goes up and they form large mountains!


What force pulls tectonic plates toward each other?

COMPRESSION


What does a force that shapes the earths surface by building up mountains and landmasses?

It's the tectonic plates pushing against each other, forcing the land upwards.


What is the name of the force that is causing movement at the this fault?

The force that is causing movement at this fault is called tectonic force. These forces are generated by the movement and interaction of the Earth's tectonic plates.


Blood pressure is the force exerted against what?

artery wall


What word means force exerted against something?

newtons


What force occurs where Earth's plates are moving apart?

Tectonic forces (earthquakes, volcanoes...)


When you standing on the floor does the floor exert an upward force against your feet How much force does it exert?

Because your feet are not accelerating, the force exerted by the floor upon your feet must be exactly the same as the force exerted by your feet on the floor. If you are standing, the amount of force exerted by your feet, and thus the amount of force exerted by the floor, is equivalent to your weight.


What science word means force exerted against something?

newtons