Geostatic arch, an arch having a form adapted to sustain pressure similar to that exerted by earth. Rankine.

(Ge`o*syn*cli"nal) n. [Gr. ge`a, gh^, the earth + E. synclinal.] (Geol.) the downward bend or subsidence of the earth's crust, which allows of the gradual accumulation of sediment, and hence forms the first step in the making of a mountain range; — opposed to geanticlinal.

(Ge`o*pon"ic Ge`o*pon"ic*al) a. [Gr. ge`a, gh^, earth + toilsome, fr. labor: cf. F. géoponique.] Pertaining to tillage of the earth, or agriculture.

(Ge`o*pon"ics) n. [Gr. : cf. F. géoponique.] The art or science of cultivating the earth; agriculture. Evelin.

(Ge`o*ra"ma) n. [Gr. ge`a, gh^, the earth + sight, view, to see, view: cf. F. géorama.] A hollow globe on the inner surface of which a map of the world is depicted, to be examined by one standing inside.

(Geor"die) n. A name given by miners to George Stephenson's safety lamp. Raymond.

(George) n. [F. George, or Georges, a proper name, fr. Gr. gewrgo`s husbandman, laborer; ge`a, gh^, the earth + 'e`rgein to work; akin to E. work. See Work.]

1. A figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on horseback, appended to the collar of the Order of the Garter. See Garter.

2. A kind of brown loaf. [Obs.] Dryden.

George noble
(George" no`ble) [So called from the image of St. George on it.] A gold noble of the time of Henry VIII. See Noble, n.

(Geor"gi*an) a.

1. Of or pertaining to Georgia, in Asia, or to Georgia, one of the United States.

2. Of or relating to the reigns of the four Georges, kings of Great Britan; as, the Georgian era.

(Geor"gi*an), n. A native of, or dweller in, Georgia.

(Geor"gic) n. [L. georgicum and georgica, pl., Gr. bi`blion gewrgiko`n, and ta~ gewrgika`: cf. F. géorgiques, pl. See Georgic, a.] A rural poem; a poetical composition on husbandry, containing rules for cultivating lands, etc.; as, the Georgics of Virgil.

(Geor"gic Geor"gic*al) a. [L. georgicus, Gr. gewrgiko`s, fr. gewrgi`a tillage, agriculture: cf. F. géorgique. See George.] Relating to agriculture and rural affairs.

Georgium Sidus
(||Geor"gi*um Si`dus) [NL., the star of George ] (Astron.) The planet Uranus, so named by its discoverer, Sir W. Herschel.

(Ge*os"co*py) n. [Gr. ge`a, gh^, the earth + -scopy: cf. F. géoscopie.] Knowledge of the earth, ground, or soil, obtained by inspection. Chambers.

(Ge`o*se*len"ic) a. [Gr. ge`a, gh^, the earth + moon.] Pertaining to the earth and moon; belonging to the joint action or mutual relations of the earth and moon; as, geoselenic phenomena.

(Ge`o*stat"ic) a. [Gr. ge`a, gh^, earth + E. static.] (Civil Engin.) Relating to the pressure exerted by earth or similar substance.

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