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Geologyn. [Gr. ge`a, gh^, the earth + -logy: cf. F. géologie.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A treatise on the science.  [1913 Webster]


Geology, n.
1 the science of the earth, including the composition, structure, and origin of its rocks.
2 this science applied to any other planet or celestial body.
3 the geological features of a district.

geologic adj. geological adj. geologically adv. geologist n. geologize & intr. (also -ise).
mod.L geologia (as GEO-, -LOGY)



n. The science of the earth's crust -- to which, doubtless, will be added that of its interior whenever a man shall come up garrulous out of a well. The geological formations of the globe already noted are catalogued thus: The Primary, or lower one, consists of rocks, bones or mired mules, gas-pipes, miners' tools, antique statues minus the nose, Spanish doubloons and ancestors. The Secondary is largely made up of red worms and moles. The Tertiary comprises railway tracks, patent pavements, grass, snakes, mouldy boots, beer bottles, tomato cans, intoxicated citizens, garbage, anarchists, snap-dogs and fools.



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




N inorganization, mineral world, mineral kingdom, unorganized matter, inorganic matter, brute matter, inanimate matter, mineralogy, geology, geognosy, geoscopy, metallurgy, metallography, lithology, oryctology, oryctography, inorganic, inanimate, inorganized, lithoidal, azoic, mineral.

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