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ge·ol·o·gy

 (jē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. ge·ol·o·gies
1. The scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of the earth.
2. The structure of a specific region of the earth's crust.
3. A book on geology.
4. The scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of the solid matter of a celestial body.

[Medieval Latin geōlogia, study of earthly things : Greek geō-, geo- + Greek -logiā, -logy.]

ge′o·log′ic (jē′ə-lŏj′ĭk), ge′o·log′i·cal adj.
ge′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
ge·ol′o·gist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.geological - of or relating to or based on geology; "geological formations"; "geologic forces"
Translations
جيولوجي
gelogický
geologisk
geológiai
jarîfræîilegur
geologický
jeolojik

geological

[dʒɪəʊˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJgeológico

geological

[ˌdʒiːəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] adj [feature, survey] → géologique

geological

adj, geologically
advgeologisch

geological

[dʒɪəʊˈlɒdʒɪkl] adjgeologico/a

geology

(dʒiˈolədʒi) noun
the science of the history and development of the Earth as shown by rocks etc. He is studying geology.
geological (dʒiəˈlodʒikəl) adjective
a geological survey.
ˌgeoˈlogically adverb
geˈologist noun
References in classic literature ?
I knew the geological strata and the--the report of Fairfax and his partners before I consented to take charge of the works.
Soon his steady, ivory stride was heard, as to and fro he paced his old rounds, upon planks so familiar to his tread, that they were all over dented, like geological stones, with the peculiar mark of his walk.
Likewise, by way of preliminary, I desire to remind the reader, that while in the earlier geological strata there are found the fossils of monsters now almost completely extinct; the subsequent relics discovered in what are called the Tertiary formations seem the connecting, or at any rate intercepted links, between the antichronical creatures, and those whose remote posterity are said to have entered the Ark; all the Fossil Whales hitherto discovered belong to the Tertiary period, which is the last preceding the superficial formations.
During the geological epochs the ocean originally prevailed everywhere.
Captain Bonneville mentions another geological phenomenon north of Red River, where the surface of the earth, in considerable tracts of country, is covered with broad slabs of sandstone, having the form and position of grave-stones, and looking as if they had been forced up by some subterranean agitation.
He took his rifle or his fowling-piece with him in his geological researches, conformed to the hardy and rugged habits of the men around him, and of course gained favor in their eyes.
It will help us to bring to our aid such geological truth as we may have between us.
No more handy place to shoot a man than in the curious geological surroundings of that pool, where a body thrown down would sink through thick slime to a depth practically unknown.
Badger, "that he disfigured some of the houses and other buildings by chipping off fragments of those edifices with his little geological hammer.
I hoped I'd never have to sleep in this here geological garden another night and listen to all them lonesome noises that come out of that jumble after dark.
Nor could you wonder had you witnessed a recent experience of mine when, in the armor of blissful and stupendous ignorance, I gaily narrated the gist of it to a Fellow of the Royal Geological Society on the occasion of my last trip to London.
Man only came into being yesterday so far as geological times goes.