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English words starting with geo

Meanings of Geo:

noun

A long, narrow, steep-sided cleft formed by erosion in coastal cliffs.

Usage examples:

From the back and sides of the geo, narrow caves lead deeper into the cliffs.
combining form

Relating to the earth.

Usage examples:

Geocentric
abbreviation

George.

Meanings of Geobotanic:

adjective

Geobotanical.

Meanings of Geobotany:

noun

Another term for phytogeography.

Meanings of Geocarpic:

adjective

(of a fruit) maturing underground; (of a plant) bearing fruit of this kind, like the peanut, arachis hypogaea.

Geocentric

dʒiːə(ʊ)ˈsɛntrɪk

Meanings of Geocentric:

adjective

Having or representing the earth as the centre, as in former astronomical systems.

Usage examples:

Can you envisage how concerned you'd become if your satellite tv company started planning its cover…

Meanings of Geocentrical:

adjective

Geocentric.

Meanings of Geocentricism:

noun

Geocentrism.

Geochemical

ˌdʒiːəʊˈkɛmɪk(ə)l

Meanings of Geochemical:

adjective

Relating to the chemical composition of the earth and its rocks and minerals.

Usage examples:

A soil geochemical survey

Geochemically

ˌdʒiː.əʊˈkem.ɪ.kəl.i

Meanings of Geochemically:

adverb

In a way that relates to the chemical substances in the earth's crust (= its hard outer layer)

Usage examples:

Analysis of the rock samples shows that they are geochemically closely related., this granite is le…

Geochemist

ˌdʒiːəʊˈkɛmɪst

Meanings of Geochemist:

noun

An expert in or student of the branch of science concerning the chemical composition of the earth and its rocks and minerals.

Usage examples:

Oil companies hire geochemists to figure out where to drill for oil

Meanings of Geochemistry:

noun

The study of the chemical composition of the earth and its rocks and minerals.

Usage examples:

The petrology and geochemistry of these volcanic rocks show that they form an essentially bimodal a…

Meanings of Geochemists:

noun

An expert in or student of the branch of science concerning the chemical composition of the earth and its rocks and minerals.

Usage examples:

Oil companies hire geochemists to figure out where to drill for oil

Meanings of Geochronology:

noun

The branch of geology concerned with the dating of rock formations and geological events.

Usage examples:

Large-scale tectonic reconstructions depend on linked and reliable geochronology and palaeomagnetic…

Geochronometric

ˌdʒiːə(ʊ)ˌkrɒnəˈmɛtrɪk

Meanings of Geochronometric:

adjective

Relating to geochronological measurement.

Usage examples:

In this paper we present the petrographie, mineral, geochemical, isotopic and geochronometric data …

Meanings of Geocratic:

adjective

(of tectonic movement) reducing the proportion of the earth's surface that is covered by water, involving uplift; of or relating to such movement.

Geodes

ˈdʒiːəʊd

Meanings of Geodes:

noun

A small cavity in rock lined with crystals or other mineral matter.

Usage examples:

Colorless quartz crystals lining geodes have also been found at approximately 300 feet below the tr…

Geodesic

ˌdʒiː.əˈdes.ɪk

Meanings of Geodesic:

adjective

Relating to or denoting the shortest possible line between two points on a sphere or other curved surface.

Usage examples:

A formula for the line integral of the geodesic curvature along a closed curve is known as the gaus…
noun

Another term for geodetic.

Geodesy

ˌdʒiː.əˈdet.ɪks

Meanings of Geodesy:

noun

The branch of mathematics dealing with the shape and area of the earth or large portions of it.

Usage examples:

He set up a new curriculum for applied mathematics at the university which spread over six semester…

Meanings of Geodete:

noun

Geodesist.

Geodetic

ˌdʒiːə(ʊ)ˈdɛtɪk

Meanings of Geodetic:

adjective

Relating to geodesy, especially as applied to land surveying.

Usage examples:

In the past three decades he has done extensive geodetic surveying in india and tibet and completed…

Meanings of Geodetically:

adverb

By geodetic methods; in terms of geodesy.

Meanings of Geodetics:

noun

With singular agreement. = "geodesy".

Meanings of Geodiferous:

adjective

Containing or yielding geodes.

Geoduck

ˈɡuː.i.dʌk

Meanings of Geoduck:

noun

A giant mud-burrowing bivalve mollusc occurring on the west coast of north america, where it is collected for food. its shell valves are not large enough to enclose its body and very long siphon.

Usage examples:

Common and widely available clam varieties from the pacific coast include geoducks, littlenecks, an…

Meanings of Geoducks:

noun

A giant mud-burrowing bivalve mollusc occurring on the west coast of north america, where it is collected for food. its shell valves are not large enough to enclose its body and very long siphon.

Usage examples:

Common and widely available clam varieties from the pacific coast include geoducks, littlenecks, an…

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