noun eu·sta·cy \ˈyüstəsē\

Definition of eustacy



  1. :  worldwide change of sea level as contrasted with local diastrophic uplift or subsidence of the land

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Origin and Etymology of eustacy

International Scientific Vocabulary eu- + -stacy (irregular from Greek stasis condition of standing still) — more at stasis

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