noun. ['dʒiːˈɑːlədʒi'] a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks.
- geophysical science
- earth science
Words that Rhyme with Geology
How do you pronounce geology?
Pronounce geology as ʤiˈɑləʤi.
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Example sentences of the word geology
1. Noun, singular or mass
Glacial geology is the study of the physical properties and movement of ice sheets and glaciers.
Quotes containing the word geology
1. If the history-deniers who doubt the fact of evolution are ignorant of biology, those who think the world began less than ten thousand years ago are worse than ignorant, they are deluded to the point of perversity. They are denying not only the facts of biology but those of physics, geology, cosmology, archaeology, history and chemistry as well.
- Richard Dawkins, The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
2. It was during my enchanted days of travel that the idea came to me, which, through the years, has come into my thoughts again and again and always happily—the idea that geology is the music of the earth.
- Hans Cloos, Conversation with the Earth