Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Geol.) The doctrine of uniformity in the geological history of the earth; -- in part equivalent to uniformitarianism, but also used, more broadly, as opposed to catastrophism.

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  • noun geology The doctrine of uniformity in the geological history of the Earth; in part equivalent to uniformitarianism, but also used, more broadly, as opposed to catastrophism.

Etymologies

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uniform +‎ -ism

Examples

  • Evolution used to have two main theories: uniformism inherited from Darwinism and catastrophism handed down from Biblical stories but as well as from some geological evidence.

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  • Evolution used to have two main theories: uniformism inherited from Darwinism and catastrophism handed down from Biblical stories but as well as from some geological evidence.

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  • Evolution used to have two main theories: uniformism inherited from Darwinism and catastrophism handed down from Biblical stories but as well as from some geological evidence.

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  • Evolution used to have two main theories: uniformism inherited from Darwinism and catastrophism handed down from Biblical stories but as well as from some geological evidence.

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  • Evolution used to have two main theories: uniformism inherited from Darwinism and catastrophism handed down from Biblical stories but as well as from some geological evidence.

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  • I call this defense so prevalent in American youth ‘uniformism’ pp.

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