Part of speech: noun

The science that treats of the structure of the earth.

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Usage examples "geology":

  1. These statements are still further confirmed by the testimony of geology. - "A Manual of the Antiquity of Man", J. P. MacLean.
  2. He had professed a great interest in the geology of the region and was always taking long walks and collecting fossils. - "Home Fires in France", Dorothy Canfield.
  3. It is sufficient to say that it clearly has nothing to do with literature except in accidental and remote applications, that it stands thereto much as geology does to architecture. - "A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)", George Saintsbury.