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geology
used in The Glass Castle

4 uses
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Definition
a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

or more rarely:

the rocks, minerals, and rock formations of an area
  • Dad told me about all his plans and showed me his pages of graphs and calculations and geological charts, depicting the layers of sediment where the gold was buried.
    p. 78.9
  • Mom and Lori could paint, and Dad and Brian and I could climb the cliffs and study the canyon's geological strata.
    p. 118.6
  • I wanted to feel the desert sun on my face and breathe in the dry desert air and climb the steep rock mountains while Dad led us on one of the long hikes that he called geological survey expeditions.
    p. 145.8
  • I told him I was studying hard because I wanted to become either a veterinarian or a geologist specializing in the Miocene period, when the mountains out west were formed.
    p. 183.1

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