hydrogeology
noun Date: 1824 a branch of geology concerned with the occurrence, use, and functions of surface water and groundwater; also the phenomena dealt with in hydrogeology • hydrogeologist noun

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  • hydrogeology — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at hydro + noun Etymology: French hydrogéologie, from hydr + géologie geology 1. : a branch of geology concerned with the occurrence and utilization of surface and ground water and with the functions of water in modifying the earth… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrogeology — hydrogeological /huy dreuh jee euh loj i keuhl/, hydrogeologic, adj. hydrogeologist, n. /huy droh jee ol euh jee/, n. the science dealing with the occurrence and distribution of underground water. Also called hydrology, geohydrology. [1815 25;… …   Universalium

  • hydrogeology — noun The geology of groundwater, especially concerning the physical, biological and chemical properties of its occurrence and movement …   Wiktionary

  • hydrogeology —    The study of subsurface waters in their geological context [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • hydrogeology — study of ground water Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hydrogeology — n. science that deals with ground water; study of groundwater; geology of ground water …   English contemporary dictionary

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