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GEOLOGIST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does geologist mean? 

GEOLOGIST (noun)
  The noun GEOLOGIST has 1 sense:

1. a specialist in geology

  Familiarity information: GEOLOGIST used as a noun is very rare.


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GEOLOGIST (noun)


Sense 1geologist [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A specialist in geology

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("geologist" is a kind of...):

man of science; scientist (a person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "geologist"):

geophysicist (a geologist who uses physical principles to study the properties of the earth)

hydrologist (a geologist skilled in hydrology)

oil geologist; petroleum geologist (a specialist in petroleum geology)

Instance hyponyms:

Arthur Holmes; Holmes (English geologist and supporter of the theory of continental drift (1890-1965))

Hutton; James Hutton (Scottish geologist who described the processes that have shaped the surface of the earth (1726-1797))

Gideon Algernon Mantell; Mantell (English geologist remembered as the first person to recognize that dinosaurs were reptiles (1790-1852))

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft; Schoolcraft (United States geologist and ethnologist and explorer who discovered the source of the Mississippi River (1793-1864))


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