Definition of Geology

1. Noun. A science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks.




Definition of Geology

1. n. 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 geology. (c) Of the causes and methods by which its structure, features, changes, and conditions have been produced; dynamical geology. See Chart of The Geological Series.

Definition of Geology

1. Noun. The science that studies the structure of the earth (or other planets), together with its origin and development, especially by examination of its rocks ¹

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Definition of Geology

1. the science that deals with the origin and structure of the earth [n -GIES] : GEOLOGIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Geology

1. Origin: Gr, the earth: cf. F. Geologie. 1. The science which treats: Of the structure and mineral constitution of the globe; structural geology. Of its history as regards rocks, minerals, rivers, valleys, mountains, climates, life, etc.; historical geology. Of the causes and methods by which its structure, features, changes, and conditions have been produced; dynamical geology. See Chart of The Geological Series. 2. A treatise on the science. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geology

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geological period
geological phenomenon
geological process
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geologizer
geologizers
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geology (current term)
geomagnetic
geomagnetical
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Literary usage of Geology

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1. Mineral Deposits by Waldemar Lindgren (1913)
"Only a part of the whole field of economic geology will be covered in these ... Throughout its broad domain economic geology stands on the fundamental ..."

2. Bulletin (1884)
"Notes on the geology of the Iron and Copper Districts of Lake Superior. ... The most discordant views have been held concerning their geology, ..."

3. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1865)
"CHAPTER I.—Sketch of previous knowledge of the geology of the Field. ... after the geology of other portions of India had attracted the attention of Voysey, ..."

4. A Muck Manual for Farmers by Samuel Luther Dana (1860)
"It refers to all their chemical relations, to the geology, mineralogy and ... Agricultural geology explains the relations which soil bears to plants, ..."

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