engineering geology

noun

: a branch of geology that deals with the application of geology to engineering

Word History

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of engineering geology was in 1838

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“Engineering geology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/engineering%20geology. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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