epirogeny

  • 1epirogeny — [ep΄ī räj′ə nē] n. EPEIROGENY epirogenic [e pī΄rō jen′ik] adj …

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  • 2epirogeny — epirogenic /i puy reuh jen ik/, epirogenetic /i puy roh jeuh net ik/, adj. /ep uy roj euh nee/, n. Geol. epeirogeny. * * * …

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  • 3epirogeny — /ɛpiˈrɒdʒəni/ (say epee rojuhnee) noun → epeirogeny. –epirogenic /ˌɛpiroʊˈdʒɛnɪk/ (say .epeeroh jenik), adjective …

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  • 4epirogeny — variant of epeirogeny * * * epirogenic /i puy reuh jen ik/, epirogenetic /i puy roh jeuh net ik/, adj. /ep uy roj euh nee/, n. Geol. epeirogeny …

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  • 5epeirogeny — epeirogenic, epeirogenetic /i puy roh jeuh net ik/, adj. /ep uy roj euh nee/, n. Geol. vertical or tilting movement of the earth s crust, generally affecting broad areas of a continent. Also, epeirogenesis /i puy roh jen euh sis/, epirogeny.… …

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  • 6epeirogeny — /ɛpəˈrɒdʒəni/ (say epuh rojuhnee) noun Geology vertical or tilting movement of the earth s crust affecting broad areas of the continents or ocean basins. Also, epeirogenesis /ɛpərəˈdʒɛnəsəs/ (say epuhruh jenuhsuhs), epirogeny. {Greek ēpeiro(s)… …

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  • 7ep|ei|rog|e|ny — «EHP y ROJ uh nee», noun. the wide changes of level of the earth s crust by which continents and ocean basins are produced. Also, epirogeny, epeirogenesis. ╂[< Greek land, mainland + English gen + y3] …

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