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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
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[ˌdʒiːəˈlɒdʒɪkəli] advgéologiquement
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[ˌdʒɪəˈlɒdʒɪklɪ] advgeologicamente
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(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
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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.
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.
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.
Since the icy shell is geologically young and features abundant evidence of past geologic activity, it was suspected that whatever salts exist on the surface may derive from the ocean below.
A survey of more than 12,000 images indicates that one of the ponds at the North Pole of the Moon, considered geologically dead, actually cracks and moves.
The company has pursued the most geologically and economically attractive areas of the play utilising a diverse dataset of well logs, petrophysics, geochemistry, seismic and gravity.
Our focus in participating with best in class operators is working and we are extremely encouraged with the results of the Wardroom and surrounding Meramec wells, proving the extent, both geographically and geologically, of the formation, said Brian Williamson, CEO of Jericho Oil.
Miller and Cowan guide geology students and enthusiasts on driving tours through six geologically distinct physiographic regions in Washington State.
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It is one of the biggest islands within the foul Bay, Egypt and a geologically unique place known for theTopaz rocks within its layers.