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lithology

li·thol·o·gy

lithology

 
pronunciation:
lih tha l ji
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the scientific study of rocks, esp. the physical characteristics that can be studied with little or no magnification.
definition 2: the character of a rock or rock formation, determined by its structure, composition, and classification.
derivations: lithologic (adj.), lithological (adj.), lithologically (adv.)
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