geologize

[jee-ol-uh-jahyz]
verb (used with object), ge·ol·o·gized, ge·ol·o·giz·ing.
  1. to examine geologically.
Also especially British, ge·ol·o·gise.

Origin of geologize

First recorded in 1825–35; geolog(y) + -ize
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Historical Examples of geologize

  • How glad dear papa would have been to come and stay with us, and botanize and geologize amongst your rocks there!

    Wenderholme

    Philip Gilbert Hamerton


British Dictionary definitions for geologize

geologize

geologise

verb
  1. to study the geological features of (an area)
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