(Greek: a suffix; pertaining to; of the nature of, like; in chemistry, it denotes a higher valence of the element than is expressed by -ous)
2. Of or pertaining to the predominant influence of the natural environment on humans.
3. Relating to times or conditions in which land expands or continents enlarge.
2. The shortest line between two points on a mathematically defined surface (as a straight line on a plane or an arc of a great circle on a sphere).
3. Etymology: "surveying", from Modern Latin geodaesia, from Greek geodaisia, "division of the earth" (from ge, "earth" + daiein, "divide").
Relating to the geometry of curved surfaces.
Such related geodes form when mineral-rich water entering a cavity in a rock undergoes a sudden change in pressure or temperature, causing crystals to form from the solution and line the cavity's walls.
2. Concerning the topography of a specific region.
2. Having properties, or characteristics, of geomagnetism.
The study of the sources, configurations, and changes in the earth's magnetic field and the study and interpretation of the remaining magnetism in rocks as a result of the earth's magnetic field when the rocks were formed which is known as paleomagnetism.
2. Referring to a design, using or resembling the simple linear figures or forms associated with geometry.
2. Pertaining to the form of the earth or the forms of its surface.
2. Relating to plants that fruit below the soil surface.