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geologic

[jee-uh-loj-ik] /ˌdʒi əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or based on geology.
Also, geological.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; geolog(y) + -ic
Related forms
geologically, adverb
nongeologic, adjective
nongeological, adjective
nongeologically, adverb
pregeological, adjective
ungeological, adjective
ungeologically, adverb
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  • They are a part of an island arc known geologically as a fore arc.
Word Origin and History for geologically

geologic

adj.

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

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