Definitions

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  • n. A person who is skilled at geology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One versed in the science of geology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is versed in the science or engaged in the study of geology; specifically, one employed in the investigation or exposition of the structure of the earth, or any part of it: as, the geologist of an exploring expedition; a state geologist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a specialist in geology

Etymologies

geology +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And a geologist is not truly a scientist unless he practices science instead of just finding rocks.

    Dumbest quote

  • Anthony's defense team also called a geologist, toxicologist and fiber analyst — all from the FBI— as witnesses on Day 25 of the trial, which was only a half-day because of a prior commitment for Judge Belvin Perry.

    Scientists for defense testify in Anthony trial

  • He needed to call a geologist to be sure, but Price immediately suspected the truly astonishing implications: that the violent and devastating earthquakes that rocked the New Madrid area for two years, starting in 1811, were not a singular event.

    In Search of Ancient Earthquakes

  • Guyot was at that time forty years old, and was already widely known as a geologist and naturalist, and the delivery of a series of lectures before the Lowell Institute, established his reputation in this country.

    American Men of Mind

  • The geologist is the interpreter of the records of the rocks.

    Time and Change

  • To him, indeed, that future, as well as the past and the present, are alike matter for meditation: for the geologist is the most satisfactory of antiquarians, the most interesting of philosophers, and the most inspired of prophets; demonstrating that which has past by discovery, that which is occurring by observation, and that which is to come by induction.

    Vivian Grey

  • Of these, the only one adequately known to the geologist is the gorgeous flora of the Coal Measures, -- probably the richest, in at least individual plants, which the world has yet seen.

    The Testimony of the Rocks or, Geology in Its Bearings on the Two Theologies, Natural and Revealed

  • A geologist is a member of an accepted field of study, with defined expertise, grounded on a specified set of courses in graduate / postgraduate study.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • I am a geologist, that is one of the things thI am a geologist, that is one of the things that I do for a living.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • I am a geologist, that is one of the things that I do for a living.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

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