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ge·ol·o·gy

geology

 
pronunciation:
ji a l ji
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part of speech: noun
inflections: geologies
definition 1: 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.
definition 2: the land forms and rocks of a particular place on the earth or other planet.
We will study the geology of the Rocky Mountains.
derivation: geologist (n.)
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a broader category that includes geology
some activities in geology
some kinds of geology
some parts of geology
some processes studied in geology
some things that affect geology
some tools used in geology
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