eustacy

noun
eu·​sta·​cy | \ ˈyüstəsē \
plural -es

Definition of eustacy

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

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History and Etymology for eustacy

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

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“Eustacy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eustacy. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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