sedimentology


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sed·i·men·tol·o·gy

 (sĕd′ə-mən-tŏl′ə-jē, -mĕn-)
n.
The science that deals with the description, classification, and origin of sedimentary rock.

sed′i·men′to·log′ic (-mĕn′tl-ŏj′ĭk), sed′i·men′to·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
sed′i·men·tol′o·gist n.

sedimentology

(ˌsɛdɪmɛnˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Geological Science) the branch of geology concerned with sedimentary rocks and deposits
ˌsedimenˈtologist n

sed•i•men•tol•o•gy

(ˌsɛd ə mənˈtɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study of sedimentary rocks.
[1935–40]
sed`i•men`to•log′ic (-ˌmɛn tlˈɒdʒ ɪk) sed`i•men`to•log′i•cal, adj.
sed`i•men•tol′o•gist, n.
Translations
sédimentologie
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