petrologist
noun see petrology

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Petrologist — Pe*trol o*gist, n. One who is versed in petrology. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • petrologist — See petrologic. * * * …   Universalium

  • petrologist — noun A geologist who specializes in petrology …   Wiktionary

  • petrologist — pɪ trÉ‘lÉ™dʒɪst / trÉ’l n. one who studies rocks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • petrologist — pe·trol·o·gist …   English syllables

  • petrologist — pə̇.ˈträləjə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: petrology + ist : a geologist who specializes in petrology * * * petrolˈogist noun • • • Main Entry: ↑petro …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alfred Harker (petrologist) — Alfred Harker FRS (February 19, 1859 July 28, 1939) was an English geologist who specialised in petrology and interpretive petrography. He worked for the Geological Survey of Scotland and conducted extensive surveying and geological studies of… …   Wikipedia

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  • geology — /jee ol euh jee/, n., pl. geologies. 1. the science that deals with the dynamics and physical history of the earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the physical, chemical, and biological changes that the earth has undergone or is… …   Universalium

  • Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …   Universalium

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