in geology, the use of mathematical and computational techniques; also called mathematical geology
noun a science concerned with using mathematical methods on data about the earth’s surface Usage Note science
/ˌdʒiːəʊmɪˈkænɪks/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) the study and application of rock and soil mechanics
[jee-oh-med-uh-suh n or, esp. British, -med-sin] /ˌdʒi oʊˈmɛd ə sən or, esp. British, -ˈmɛd sɪn/ noun 1. the branch of dealing with the effect of geography on disease.
[jee-om-i-ter] /dʒiˈɒm ɪ tər/ noun 1. . 2. a geometrid moth or larva. /dʒɪˈɒmɪtə/ noun 1. a person who is practised in or who studies geometry n. late 15c., from Latin geometres, from Greek geometres “land-measurer” (see geometry).