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  • geological — 1795, from GEOLOGY (Cf. geology) + ICAL (Cf. ical). Related: Geologically …   Etymology dictionary

  • geological — [[t]ʤi͟ːəlɒ̱ʤɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Geological means relating to geology. With geological maps, books and atlases you can find out all the proven sites of precious minerals. ...a lengthy geological survey. Derived words: geologically… …   English dictionary

  • geological — ge|o|log|i|cal [ ,dʒiə ladʒıkl ] adjective * relating to geology or the features of the Earth s surface: a geological survey a geological period ╾ ge|o|log|i|cally [ ,dʒiə ladʒıkli ] adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • geological */ — UK [ˌdʒiːəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l] / US [ˌdʒɪəˈlɑdʒɪk(ə)l] adjective relating to geology, or to the features of the Earth s surface a geological survey a geological period Derived word: geologically UK [ˌdʒiːəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)lɪ] / US [ˌdʒɪəˈlɑdʒɪk(ə)lɪ] adverb …   English dictionary

  • geological — geology ► NOUN 1) the science which deals with the physical structure and substance of the earth. 2) the geological features of a district. DERIVATIVES geologic adjective geological adjective geologically adverb geologist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Geological — Geologic Ge o*log ic, Geological Ge o*log ic*al, a. [Cf. F. g[ e]ologique.] Of or pertaining to geology, or the science of the earth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • geological — adj. Geological is used with these nouns: ↑data, ↑fault, ↑feature, ↑formation, ↑history, ↑map, ↑record, ↑survey …   Collocations dictionary

  • geological — adjective of or relating to or based on geology (Freq. 2) geological formations geologic forces • Syn: ↑geologic • Pertains to noun: ↑geology (for: ↑geol …   Useful english dictionary

  • geological — adjective see geologic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • geological — See geologic. * * * …   Universalium

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