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geography the science of the earth's surface and all life on it. When studying geography, one learns about the different countries and people of the earth, its climate, its natural resources, and its oceans, rivers, and mountains. [2 definitions]
geology the study of the physical structure of the earth and how it has changed over time. Geologists gain this knowledge by studying rocks. Some geologists study other planets. [2 definitions]
geometric having to do with geometry. [2 definitions]
geometry the area of mathematics concerned with the study of shapes and objects. Geometry deals with the measurement and relation of angles, points, lines, planes, and solid figures. [2 definitions]
Georgia a state in the southeastern United States on the Atlantic coast. Atlanta is the capital of Georgia. (abbreviated: GA) [2 definitions]
geothermal having to do with the heat produced inside the earth.
geranium a garden plant with red, pink, or white flowers that grow in bunches.
gerbil a very small rodent that looks like a mouse with a furry tail. Gerbils live in burrows in the deserts of Africa and Asia. They are often kept as pets.
germ a microscopic organism, especially one that causes illness. Bacteria and viruses that cause diseases are called germs. [2 definitions]
German of or having to do with Germany, or its people, culture, or language. [3 definitions]
Germanic of or having to do with the language group that includes German, Dutch, English, and some other European languages.
German shepherd a breed of dog. German shepherds are large dogs that resemble wolves and have a thick brown or black coat. They are used as guard dogs and as guide dogs for blind people.
Germany a country in central, northern Europe. Germany was divided into East and West Germany from 1949 to 1990. Berlin is the capital of Germany.
germinate to start or cause to start growth; sprout.
gesture a movement of one's body or face that shows feeling or thought. [3 definitions]
get to receive; come to have; gain; acquire. [10 definitions]
get across to make or become clear; to explain or to become understood.
get along to survive or manage. [2 definitions]
getaway an escape, especially from the police.
get away with to avoid being caught or punished for doing something.
get even to pay another back for harm or mischief done; get revenge.