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sedimentology

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noun sed·i·men·tol·o·gy \ˌse-də-mən-ˈtä-lə-jē, -ˌmen-\

Definition of sedimentology

  1. :  a branch of science that deals with sedimentary rocks and their inclusions

sedimentologic

play \-ˌmen-tə-ˈlä-jik\ or

sedimentological

play \-ji-kəl\ adjective

sedimentologically

play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

sedimentologist

play \-mən-ˈtä-lə-jist, -ˌmen-\ noun


1932

First Known Use of sedimentology

1932


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