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The scientific study of the properties, distribution, and effects of water on the earth's surface, in the soil and underlying rocks, and in the atmosphere.

hy′dro·log′ic (-drə-lŏj′ĭk), hy′dro·log′i·cal adj.
hy′dro·log′i·cal·ly adv.
hy·drol′o·gist n.
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Noun1.hydrologist - a geologist skilled in hydrology
geologist - a specialist in geology
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