geologist 1795, from GEOLOGY (Cf. geology) + -IST (Cf. -ist).

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  • Geologist — Ge*ol o*gist, n. [Cf. F. G[ e]ologiste.] One versed in the science of geology. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • geologist — [jē äl′ə jist] n. a specialist in geology …   English World dictionary

  • Geologist — A geologist is a contributor to the science of geology, studying the physical structure and processes of the Earth and planets of the solar system (see planetary geology). Training / SchoolingTheir undergraduate training typically includes… …   Wikipedia

  • geologist — UK [dʒɪˈɒlədʒɪst] / US [dʒɪˈɑlədʒɪst] noun [countable] Word forms geologist : singular geologist plural geologists a scientist who studies geology …   English dictionary

  • geologist — noun a specialist in geology (Freq. 2) • Derivationally related forms: ↑geology • Hypernyms: ↑scientist • Hyponyms: ↑geophysicist, ↑hydrologist, ↑petroleum geologist …   Useful english dictionary

  • geologist — geology ► NOUN 1) the science which deals with the physical structure and substance of the earth. 2) the geological features of a district. DERIVATIVES geologic adjective geological adjective geologically adverb geologist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • geologist — noun see geology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • geologist — /jee ol euh jist/, n. a person who specializes in geologic research and study. [1785 95; GEOLOG(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • geologist — noun /dʒiˈɒlədʒɪst,dʒiˈɑːlədʒɪst/ A person who is skilled at geology. <! I suspect theres two senses, an academic who would be classed as a Category:Scientist, and a working mining consultant who is much closer to just Category:Occupations (or …   Wiktionary

  • geologist — ge|ol|o|gist [ dʒi alədʒıst ] noun count a scientist who studies geology …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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