Definition of 'geology'

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Example sentences containing 'geology'

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They are tactile, beautiful, connect us with the geology of our earth and their presence gives a garden a sense of permanence and weight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was about to go up to university to study geology when the war began. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The landslides undermine the geology of the area. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The geology of the area is simple. Chapman, Philip Caves and Cave Life (1993)It has already conducted detailed seismic mapping of the area 's geology. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I came home to study geology at university. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Has a display on the Chase and leaflets on geology, history and natural history. Perring, Franklyn A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)England was brought up beneath the dreaming spires of Oxford, where her father is a professor of geology. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I was ashamed by my ignorance of soil, vine orientation, geology and earth sciences. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His practical interests ranged enormously -- from architecture and geology to natural history and scientific farming -- yet he displayed little interest in managing men. Garraty, John Arthur The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)One man said: 'It seems strange that they had all the gear but had to wait for a geology expert until they could do anything. The Sun (2012)

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Translations for 'geology'

British English: geology /dʒɪˈɒlədʒɪ/ NOUN
Geology is the study of the earth's structure, surface, and origins.
He was professor of geology at a university.
  • American English: geology
  • Arabic: جيولوجيا
  • Brazilian Portuguese: geologia
  • Chinese: 地质学
  • Croatian: geologija
  • Czech: geologie
  • Danish: geologi
  • Dutch: geologie
  • European Spanish: geología
  • Finnish: geologia
  • French: géologie
  • German: Geologie
  • Greek: γεωλογία
  • Italian: geologia
  • Japanese: 地質学
  • Korean: 지질학
  • Norwegian: geologi
  • Polish: geologia
  • European Portuguese: geologia
  • Romanian: geologie
  • Russian: геология
  • Spanish: geología
  • Swedish: geologi
  • Thai: ธรณีวิทยา
  • Turkish: jeoloji
  • Ukrainian: геологія
  • Vietnamese: địa chất


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