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Definition 1: a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks - [noun denoting cognition]

(geology is a kind of ...) any of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts

(... is a kind of geology ) the branch of geology that studies minerals: their structure and properties and the ways of distinguishing them

(... is a kind of geology ) the branch of geology that deals with economically valuable geological materials

(... is a kind of geology ) the scientific study of caves

(... is a kind of geology ) the branch of geology that studies the arrangement and succession of strata

(... is a kind of geology ) the science of mountains

(... is a kind of geology ) geology that uses physical principles to study properties of the earth

(... is a kind of geology ) the study of geologic features once at the surface of the earth but now buried beneath rocks

(... is a kind of geology ) the scientific study of the earth's configuration above sea level (emphasizing the measurement of land altitudes relative to sea level)

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) of valleys and rivers; running in the direction of the dip in surrounding rock strata

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) of valleys and rivers; progressing in a direction opposite to the dip in surrounding rock strata

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) sloping downward away from a common crest

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) sloping downward toward each other to create a trough

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) deposited or arranged in horizontal layers

"stratified rock"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) not deposited in layers

"glacial till is unstratified"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) force (molten rock) into pre-existing rock

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) form layers or strata

"The rock stratifies"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) arrange rocks in alternating strata

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) a mass of fine-grained rock in which fossils, crystals, or gems are embedded

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) the matrix of fine-grained crystalline material in which larger crystals are embedded

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) sediment in which flat pebbles are uniformly tilted in the same direction

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) a general equilibrium of the forces tending to elevate or depress the earth's crust

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) a column of weathered and unusually shaped rock

"a tall sandstone hoodoo"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to the earliest known rocks formed during the Precambrian Eon

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) of or belonging to earlier of two divisions of the Precambrian era

"archeozoic life forms"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) pertaining to geological structure

"geomorphological features of the Black Hills" "morphological features of granite" "structural effects of folding and faulting of the earth's surface"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) pertaining to the structure or movement of the earth's crust

"tectonic plates" "tectonic valleys"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to a batholith

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) lying or leaning on something else

"an incumbent geological formation"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) changed in constitution or structure or composition by metamorphism

"metamorphic rocks"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) of rock material; forced out while molten through cracks in the earth's surface

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) of rock material; forced while molten into cracks between layers of other rock

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) produced by the action of water

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) produced by the action of fire or intense heat

"rocks formed by igneous agents"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) of or belonging to or being a rock composed of fragments of older rocks (e.g., conglomerates or sandstone)

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) of rocks formed or occurring beneath the surface of the earth

"endogenic rocks are not clastic"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) of a geological structure in which all strata are inclined in the same direction

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) formed in the later of two divisions of the Precambrian era

"proterozoic life forms"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) before the appearance of life

"azoic rocks contain not organic remains"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) a logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 (a successor to the Richter scale) that enables seismologists to compare the energy released by different earthquakes on the basis of the area of the geological fault that ruptured in the quake

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) a logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 formerly used to express the magnitude of an earthquake on the basis of the size of seismograph oscillations

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) the geological features of the earth

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

"they built it right over a geological fault" "he studied the faulting of the earth's crust"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) a long winding ridge of post glacial gravel and other sediment; deposited by meltwater from glaciers or ice sheets

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) a domed rock formation where a core of rock has moved upward and pierced through the more brittle overlying strata

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) a rock composed of broken pieces of older rocks

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) a constituent fragment of a clastic rock

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock)

"they found a bed of sandstone"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) line determined by the intersection of a geological fault and the earth's surface

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) a horizontal dislocation

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) movement resulting from or causing deformation of the earth's crust

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) the probability that an earthquake will generate a level of ground motion that exceeds a specified reference level during a given exposure time

"the concept of exceedance can be applied to any type of environmental risk modeling"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) ( geology) a depression in southwestern Asia and eastern Africa; extends from the valley of the Jordan River to Mozambique; marked by geological faults

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) the boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle

"the Mohorovicic discontinuity averages 5 miles down under oceans and 20 miles down under continents"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) a scale formerly used to describe the magnitude of an earthquake; an earthquake detected only by seismographs is a I and an earthquake that destroys all buildings is a XII

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) the deposition of one geological stratum on another

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind

"a constant deflation of the desert landscape"

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) the arrangement of leaflike layers in a rock

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) a natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) a piece of rock of different origin from the igneous rock in which it is embedded

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) a flat (usually horizontal) mass of igneous rock between two layers of older sedimentary rock

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) flat elevated land with poor soil and little vegetation that is scarred by dry channels of glacial origin (especially in eastern Washington)

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) a more or less level land surface representing an advanced stage of erosion undisturbed by crustal movements

(geology is the domain which ... is member of) (geology) the principle that in a series of stratified sedimentary rocks the lowest stratum is the oldest

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