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geochronology

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noun geo·chro·nol·o·gy \-krə-ˈnä-lə-jē\

Definition of geochronology

  1. 1 :  the chronology of the past as indicated by geologic data

  2. 2 :  the study of geochronology

geo·chro·no·log·i·cal play \-ˌkrä-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, -ˌkrō-\ also geo·chro·no·log·ic play \-ˈä-jik\ adjective
geo·chro·no·log·i·cal·ly play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
geo·chro·nol·o·gist play \-krə-ˈnä-lə-jist\ noun


1893

First Known Use of geochronology

1893



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