engineering geology


noun

the application of geologic principles, techniques, and data to mining, construction, petroleum engineering, and ground-water utilization.

Nearby words

  1. engine turning,
  2. engineer,
  3. engineer officer,
  4. engineer's chain,
  5. engineering,
  6. engineman,
  7. enginery,
  8. engird,
  9. engirdle,
  10. englacial

Origin of engineering geology

First recorded in 1860–65

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