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[jee-ol-uh-jist] /dʒiˈɒl ə dʒɪst/
a person who specializes in geologic research and study.
Origin of geologist
1785-95; geolog(y) + -ist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for geologist
  • Remember folks, you are guilty of delusions of grandeur if you are a geologist who can predict quakes or tell others they can't.
  • We hired a geologist for the day and it made our visit so much more interesting.
  • Here the every whim of the geologist and philologist can be satisfied.
  • Every geologist knows that that is a subsiding area.
  • But in both instances these populations are what the geologist would term sedimentary.
  • The team of five archaeologists and one geologist is also looking for other tombs.
  • Here's where the third treasure-if you're a geologist or physicist-comes in.
  • Ask a geologist to define sandstone and the definition will change depending on where that geologist practices.
Word Origin and History for geologist

1795, from geology + -ist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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