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sedimentology

[sed-uh-muh n-tol-uh-jee] /ˌsɛd ə mənˈtɒl ə dʒi/
noun, Geology
1.
the study of sedimentary rocks.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; sediment + -o- + -logy
Related forms
sedimentologic
[sed-uh-men-tl-oj-ik] /ˌsɛd əˌmɛn tlˈɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
sedimentological, adjective
sedimentologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sediment-ology

sedimentology

/ˌsɛdɪmɛnˈtɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of geology concerned with sedimentary rocks and deposits
Derived Forms
sedimentologist, noun
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sediment-ology in Science
sedimentology
  (sěd'ə-mən-tŏl'ə-jē)   
The science that deals with the description, classification, and origin of sedimentary rock.
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