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Meaning of "geomorphology" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GEOMORPHOLOGY

geomorphology  [ˌdʒiːəʊmɔːˈfɒlədʒɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GEOMORPHOLOGY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Geomorphology is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GEOMORPHOLOGY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

geomorphology

Geomorphology

Geomorphology is the scientific study of landforms and the processes that shape them. Geomorphologists seek to understand why landscapes look the way they do, to understand landform history and dynamics and to predict changes through a combination of field observations, physical experiments and numerical modeling. Geomorphology is practiced within physical geography, geology, geodesy, engineering geology, archaeology and geotechnical engineering. This broad base of interest contributes to many research styles and interests within the field.

Definition of geomorphology in the English dictionary

The definition of geomorphology in the dictionary is the branch of geology that is concerned with the structure, origin, and development of the topographical features of the earth's surface.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GEOMORPHOLOGY


astrology
əˈstrɒlədʒɪ
biology
baɪˈɒlədʒɪ
biotechnology
ˌbaɪəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ
carphology
kɑːˈfɒlədʒɪ
ecology
ɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
edaphology
ˌedəˈfɒlədʒɪ
graphology
ɡræˈfɒlədʒɪ
methodology
ˌmɛθəˈdɒlədʒɪ
micromorphology
ˌmaɪkrəʊmɔːˈfɒlədʒɪ
morphology
mɔːˈfɒlədʒɪ
nephology
nɪˈfɒlədʒɪ
pathology
pəˈθɒlədʒɪ
physiology
ˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ
psephology
sɛˈfɒlədʒɪ
psychology
saɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
selenomorphology
sɪˌliːnəʊmɔːˈfɒlədʒɪ
sociology
ˌsəʊsɪˈɒlədʒɪ
technology
tɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ
terminology
ˌtɜːmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
ufology
ˌjuːˈfɒlədʒɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GEOMORPHOLOGY

geometric series
geometrical
geometrically
geometrician
geometrid
geometrisation
geometrise
geometrist
geometrization
geometrize
geometry
geomorphic
geomorphogenic
geomorphogenist
geomorphogeny
geomorphologic
geomorphological
geomorphologically
geomorphologist
geomyoid

WORDS THAT END LIKE GEOMORPHOLOGY

anthology
anthropology
apology
archaeology
cardiology
dermatology
epidemiology
genealogy
histology
homology
immunology
information technology
microbiology
mythology
neurology
oncology
otolaryngology
pharmacology
phonology
radiology
theology

Synonyms and antonyms of geomorphology in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «geomorphology» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GEOMORPHOLOGY

Find out the translation of geomorphology to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of geomorphology from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «geomorphology» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

地貌
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

geomorfología
570 millions of speakers

English

geomorphology
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भूआकृति विज्ञान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الجيومورفولوجيا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

геоморфологии
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

geomorfologia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভৌগোলিক বৈশিষ্ট্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

géomorphologie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Geomorfologi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Geomorphologie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

地形学
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지형학
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Geomorfologi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

địa mạo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆகியவை பற்றிய ஆய்வு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जिओमोर्फ्रोलॉजी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

jeomorfoloji
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

geomorfologia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

geomorfologii
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

геоморфології
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

geomorfologie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γεωμορφολογία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

geomorfologie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

geomorfologi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

geomorfologi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of geomorphology

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GEOMORPHOLOGY»

The term «geomorphology» is regularly used and occupies the 67.566 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GEOMORPHOLOGY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «geomorphology» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «geomorphology» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about geomorphology

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GEOMORPHOLOGY»

Discover the use of geomorphology in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to geomorphology and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Fundamentals of Geomorphology
This extensively revised and updated second edition of Fundamentals of Geomorphology presents an engaging and comprehensive introduction to geomorphology, exploring the world's landforms from a broad systems perspective.
Richard Huggett, 2013
2
Geomorphology: The Mechanics and Chemistry of Landscapes
Setting up problems as a conservation of mass, ice, soil, or heat, this book arms students with tools to fully explore processes, understand landscapes, and to participate in this rapidly evolving field.
Robert S. Anderson, Suzanne P. Anderson, 2010
3
Fluvial Processes in Geomorphology
A pioneering work in the study of landform development under processes associated with running water. 2 appendixes.
Luna Bergere Leopold, Luna B. Leopold, 1995
4
Geomorphology: Themes and Trends
This book is an international, authoritative, up-to-date review of all the major areas within geomorphology, assessing recent trends and surveying recent advances to portray the latest state of the art.
Alistair F. Pitty, 1985
5
Karst Hydrogeology and Geomorphology
"This new edition strengthens the book's position as the essential reference in the field. Karst geoscientists will not dare to stray beyond arm's reach of this volume. It is certain to remain the professional standard for many decades.
Derek Ford, Paul D. Williams, 2013
6
Tropical Geomorphology
The text is supported by a large number of illustrations, including satellite images. Student exercises accompany each chapter.
Avijit Gupta, 2011
7
Fundamentals of Fluvial Geomorphology
Fundamentals of Fluvial Geomorphology is an indispensable introductory text for first and second year undergraduates.
Ro Charlton, 2007
8
Climatic Geomorphology
The aim of this book is to provide an up-to-date general view of this branch of geomorphology. It includes a chapter on applied geomorphology for each morphoclimatic zone providing an approximation of the main environmental problems.
Mateo Gutiérrez Elorza, 2005
9
Coastal Geomorphology: An Introduction
This book will be an invaluable reference fro undergraduate and graduate students taking relevant courses within physical geography, geology and other related earth and environmental science subjects.
Eric Bird, 2011
10
Encyclopedia of Geomorphology
Further reading Cooke, R.U. and Doornkamp, J.C. (1990) Geomorphology in Environmental Management, Oxford: Clarendon Press. Gregory, K.J. and Walling D.E. (1973) Drainage Basin Form and Process, London: Edward Arnold. ELVIDIO  ...
Andrew Goudie, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GEOMORPHOLOGY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term geomorphology is used in the context of the following news items.
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New Horizons Offers Tantalizing Hints of Craters and Chasms on …
We're just starting to get back images from the New Horizons probe that are detailed enough to start guessing at the geomorphology of Pluto ... «io9, Jul 15»
2
JNU glaciologist blasts NGT order
Dr Milap Chand Sharma, Professor of Glacial Geomorphology at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, has asked the people to challenge the ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jul 15»
3
THEKKADY – A LUXURIOUS STAY IN THE WILD
Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wildlife and scenic beauty, the Reserve attracts visitors from all over the world. The splendid artificial ... «The Indian Panorama, Jul 15»
4
GSI surveys landslide-hit area of Darjeeling
The team will ascertain the category of landslides, the dimension of the landslide, the geology, the geomorphology (study of characteristics, origin, and ... «Press Trust of India, Jul 15»
5
GSI developing digitised landslide susceptibility maps
The team will ascertain the category of landslides, the dimension of the landslide, the geology, the geomorphology (study of characteristics, ... «The Statesman, Jul 15»
6
UK. MDL Marina Consultancy welcomes research specialist to the …
In his new role, Ben will be on hand to conduct geomorphology studies and advise on all matters relating to dredging, dredge licensing and ... «BYM News, Jul 15»
7
The Camera Adding Color to Your Pluto Pics Has Bigger Plans
And its real work will come in deciphering Pluto's geology, geography, and geomorphology. Using bands of electromagnetic energy in color, ... «Wired, Jul 15»
8
New database documents submarine landslides
These new findings will shed new light on researches associated with active tectonics, geomorphology as well as earthquake sciences, which ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
9
Pluto-bound probe to restart observations Tuesday
... ultraviolet and infrared spectrometers and space plasma experiments will characterize the global geology and geomorphology of Pluto and ... «WTSP 10 News, Jul 15»
10
Focus on forests
The goal is to provide an opportunity for experts who specialize in forest hydrology, eco-hydrology, geomorphology, watershed management, ... «Castanet.net, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Geomorphology [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/geomorphology>. Jul 2020 ».
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