Definitions

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  • n. A geologist who specializes in petrology

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who is versed in petrology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is skilled in petrology.

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Examples

  • Chatting to others in her office I found that one off them was ex-Birkbeck and the other informed me that the igneous petrologist might indeed now be interested in my project as she has become obsessed with meteoritics - this is useful info.

    Snell-Pym » The Moon: a Geologist’s Tale

  • “You could give this to any petrologist or geologist or astronomer on earth, they would run tests, and they would tell you two things: one, it is 190 million years old; and two, it is chemically dissimilar from the kind of rock we have here on earth.”

    Deception Point

  • "You could give this to any petrologist or geologist or astronomer on earth, they would run tests, and they would tell you two things: one, it is 190 million years old; and two, it is chemically dissimilar from the kind of rock we have here on earth."

    Deception Point

  • "I'm not a chemical petrologist, but as I understand it, there are numerous chemical differences between the rock Pollock found and actual meteorites."

    Deception Point

  • Although I'm no expert, I think this is limestone, and the petrologist said we're looking for limestone.

    Cold Case

  • Palaeozoic rocks of Brittany and of northern Spain; and on the granitic and metamorphic rocks of Brittany, Dr Barrois has proved himself an accomplished petrologist as well as palaeontologist and field-geologist.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 "Banks" to "Bassoon"

  • Farfa; Marianus Victorius (1572, for a few days), a distinguished writer and petrologist; Giorgio Bolognetti (1639), restored the episcopal palace and was distinguished for his charity; Gabrielle

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • Karl August Lossen, German petrologist and geologist, born at

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • They could also just be fossilized bugs from Earth, said Allan Treiman, planetary petrologist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston.

    Wired Top Stories

  • John Haynes is a sedimentary petrologist and assistant professor at James Madison University.

    WHSV - HomePage - Headlines

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