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geologize

or (especially British) geologise

[jee-ol-uh-jahyz] /dʒiˈɒl əˌdʒaɪz/
verb (used without object), geologized, geologizing.
1.
to study geology.
verb (used with object), geologized, geologizing.
2.
to examine geologically.
Origin of geologize
1825-1835
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

/dʒɪˈɒləˌdʒaɪz/
verb
1.
to study the geological features of (an area)
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