Geology

Ge*ol"o*gy

(?), n.;
pl. Geologies (#).
[Gr. ge`a, gh^, the earth + -logy: cf. F. gologie.]
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1. The science which treats: (a) Of the structure and mineral constitution of the globe; structural geology. (b) Of its history as regards rocks, minerals, rivers, valleys, mountains, climates, life, etc.; historical geology. (c) Of the causes and methods by which its structure, features, changes, and conditions have been produced; dynamical geology. See Chart of The Geological Series.
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2. A treatise on the science.
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