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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.
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Adv.1.geologically - with respect to geology; "geologically speaking, this area is extremely interesting"
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[dʒɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ] ADVgeológicamente
geologically speakingdesde el punto de vista geológico


[ˌdʒiːəˈlɒdʒɪkəli] advgéologiquement


[ˌdʒɪəˈlɒdʒɪklɪ] advgeologicamente


(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 was at Taki-Tiki, a low island that politically belongs to the Solomons, but that geologically doesn't at all, for the Solomons are high islands.
As to the moon, she was considerably larger; but the travelers' glasses, not very powerful, did not allow them as yet to make any useful observations upon her surface, or reconnoiter her topographically or geologically.
Only a small portion of the surface of the earth has been geologically explored, and no part with sufficient care, as the important discoveries made every year in Europe prove.
Seeing every height crowned with its crater, and the boundaries of most of the lava- streams still distinct, we are led to believe that within a period geologically recent the unbroken ocean was here spread out.
This mining unit had approximately 81 million tones geologically proven ore reserves of lead, zinc and silver metals that were not considered intentionally thereby benefiting SOVL," the complaint, lodged by a former HZL official with the President, alleges.
The Mine consists of 48 Claims and covers an area of 950 acres Which has Proven Ore, Probable Ore, and Geologically inferred resource along with a qualifying report NI-43-101.
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): Venus is alive - geologically speaking, say researchers.
5 km of strike of the geologically favorable horizon hosting Virginia's Eleonore gold discovery.
People joke that an earthquake may someday dump Los Angeles into the ocean, but the area was underwater in the geologically recent past.
A new geological concept, the ribbon model, recently developed and proven successful in Bendigo, Australia, is being applied with success in the geologically similar Nova Scotia goldfields.
Of the four large moons of Jupiter, Callisto lies farthest from its mother planet and has always been regarded as the least interesting--a geologically dead chunk of ice and rock.
All continents have a geologically stable heartland, called a craton, which usually forms a flat, low-lying plain.