geology geology  /dʒi ˈɑ lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Iraqis like Isam al-Rawi, a Baghdad University geology professor and Sunni politician, kept their guns close and loaded.
  2. Rather, physics, geology, economics, psychology, even the arts all overlap in a kind of meta-system, with the principles of one touching those of the others.
  3. Bob Goldstein, a geology professor at the University of Kansas and an oil-industry consultant, says companies are offering his grad students salaries in the low $70,000s.

News

  1. Scariest Atomic-Waste Burial Plan Has French Villages Up in Arms

    Deep under rolling green farmlands in northeastern France, scientists study clay geology to see if it can safely house the country’s deadliest nuclear waste. Above ground, some people in the village of Bure are saying: Non!
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Side-Impact Tectonics Created Colombia's Strange Geology

    A car crash-like collision between tectonic plates offshore of Colombia helps explain the region's unusual geology, a new study finds.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

  3. Texas Tech University professor receives geology award

    George Asquith, a Texas Tech professor of geology and former Joe Pevehouse chair, was presented with the Harrison Schmitt Award, given by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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Quotes

  1. "He's interested in ecology or geology or zoology, that's what he'll hopefully be looking at," Mr Hicks said.
    on Oct 27, 2007 By: David Hicks Source: The Age

  2. "Downstate Illinois has the coal, the geology and the commitment needed to make this project a success," said Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., who had lobbied the Energy Department and the industry alliance on the issue.
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Dick Durbin Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "There have been many basic problems with the geology and local circumstances that just weren't anticipated," said Dai Qing - a Beijing environmental activist long critical of government policy - of the Olympics water project. "The...
    on Jan 26, 2008 By: Dai Qing Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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