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Meaning of GEOLOGY

Pronunciation:  jee'âlujee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
  2. [n]  the geological features of the earth

GEOLOGY is a 7 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: formation, geological formation
 See Also: aquifer, beach, chain, chain of mountains, cliff, delta, depression, drop, drop-off, earth science, economic geology, elevation, folium, foreshore, fountain, geophysical science, geophysics, groundwater level, hypsography, ice mass, incline, lakefront, massif, mineral vein, mineralogy, mountain chain, mountain range, mouth, natural depression, natural elevation, natural object, natural spring, oceanfront, orography, orology, outflow, outpouring, palaeogeology, paleogeology, Pillars of Hercules, range, range of mountains, relict, ridge, scree, shore, side, slope, spelaeology, speleology, spring, talus, vein, wall, water level, water table



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ge*ol"o*gy\, n.; pl. {Geologies}. [Gr. ge`a, gh^, the
earth + -logy: cf. F. g['e]ologie.]
1. The science which treats:
   (a) Of the structure and mineral constitution of the
       globe; structural geology.
   (b) Of its history as regards rocks, minerals, rivers,
       valleys, mountains, climates, life, etc.; historical
   (c) Of the causes and methods by which its structure,
       features, changes, and conditions have been produced;
       dynamical geology. See Chart of {The Geological

2. A treatise on the science.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Geology is the scientific study of rocks, rock formations, and structure of the earth.
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 Related Terms: cosmical geology, crystallography, dynamic geology, geodesy, geodetics, geodynamics, geognosy, geographics, geography, geological chemistry, geological engineering, geomorphogeny, geomorphology, geophysics, geoscopy, geotectonic geology, historical geology, hydrogeology, mineralogical chemistry, mineralogy, mining engineering, mining geology, paleontological geology, pedology, petrochemistry, petrography, petrology, physical geography, physical geology, physiographic geology, physiography, soil mechanics, soil science, stratigraphic geology, stratigraphy