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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.


(ˌdʒi əˈlɒdʒ ɪk)

also ge`o•log′i•cal,

of, pertaining to, or based on geology.
ge`o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.geologic - of or relating to or based on geology; "geological formations"; "geologic forces"
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A glance at a geological map will show that whatever truth there may have been of the actuality of such monsters in the early geologic periods, at least there was plenty of possibility.
The condition belongs to the geologic age--the great birth and growth of the world, when natural forces ran riot, when the struggle for existence was so savage that no vitality which was not founded in a gigantic form could have even a possibility of survival.
I said "petrified" was good; as I be- lieved, myself, that the only right way to classify the majestic ages of some of those jokes was by geologic periods.
The water was quite free from reptiles, and the vegetation upon the banks of the river had altered to more open and parklike forest, with eucalyptus and acacia mingled with a scattering of tree ferns, as though two distinct periods of geologic time had overlapped and merged.
The very place, where he have been alive, Undead for all these centuries, is full of strangeness of the geologic and chemical world.
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Geologic History of Florida: Major Events that Formed the Sunshine State provides science collections with an in-depth coverage of the geologic forces that affected Florida's evolution and development, and is a complete history of the state's geology from the breakup of Pangea to modern times.
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