geologic

or ge·o·log·i·cal

[jee-uh-loj-ik or jee-uh-loj-i-kuh l]

Origin of geologic

First recorded in 1790–1800; geolog(y) + -ic
Related formsge·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·ge·o·log·ic, adjectivenon·ge·o·log·i·cal, adjectivenon·ge·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbpre·ge·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveun·ge·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveun·ge·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for geologically

Contemporary Examples of geologically

  • It is, after all, on one of the most geologically active spots on the plant.

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Historical Examples of geologically


Word Origin and History for geologically

geologic

adj.

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

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