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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, composition and development of the earth or other solid astronomical bodies, esp. with regard to rocks and land forms.
Her interest in fossils led her to study geology.
definition 2: the land forms and rocks of a particular place on the earth, other planet, or other solid astronomical body.
We will be studying the geology of the Rocky Mountains.
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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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