nonuniformitarian
Nonuniformist Non*u"ni*form`ist, n. One who believes that past changes in the structure of the earth have proceeded from cataclysms or causes more violent than are now operating; -- called also {nonuniformitarian}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • nonuniformitarian — non·uniformitarian …   English syllables

  • nonuniformitarian — (|) ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: nonuniformity + arian : nonuniformist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nonuniformist — Non*u ni*form ist, n. One who believes that past changes in the structure of the earth have proceeded from cataclysms or causes more violent than are now operating; called also {nonuniformitarian}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonuniformist — “+ noun Etymology: nonuniform + ist : a person who believes that past changes in the structure of the earth have proceeded from cataclysms or processes more violent than are now operating called also nonuniformitarian …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”