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geologize

[ jee-ol-uh-jahyz ]
/ dʒiˈɒl əˌdʒaɪz /
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verb (used without object), ge·ol·o·gized, ge·ol·o·giz·ing.

to study geology.

verb (used with object), ge·ol·o·gized, ge·ol·o·giz·ing.

to examine geologically.

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Also especially British, ge·ol·o·gise .

Origin of geologize

First recorded in 1825–35; geolog(y) + -ize
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  • 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

/ (dʒɪˈɒləˌdʒaɪz) /

verb

to study the geological features of (an area)
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