geologize

verb

ge·​ol·​o·​gize jē-ˈä-lə-ˌjīz How to pronounce geologize (audio)
geologized; geologizing

intransitive verb

: to study geology or make geologic investigations

Examples of geologize in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When Neil Armstrong and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin became the first humans to geologize on the Moon in 1969, the most detailed map of the Moon was a 1:5,000,000-scale geological map published by the USGS. David Bressan, Forbes, 16 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of geologize was in 1826

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“Geologize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geologize. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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