geologic

or ge·o·log·i·cal

[ jee-uh-loj-ik or jee-uh-loj-i-kuh l ]
/ ˌdʒi əˈlɒdʒ ɪk or ˌdʒi əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl /

adjective

of, relating to, or based on geology.

Nearby words

  1. geohydrology,
  2. geoid,
  3. geoisotherm,
  4. geol.,
  5. geolocation,
  6. geologic time,
  7. geological,
  8. geological cycle,
  9. geological survey,
  10. geological timescale

Origin of geologic

First recorded in 1790–1800; geolog(y) + -ic

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Word Origin and History for geologic

geologic

adj.

1799, from geology + -ic. Geologic time is recorded from 1861.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper