Definition of geochronological in US English:

geochronological

adjective

  • See geochronology

    • ‘The new U-Pb analyses on the felsic porphyroids represent the first geochronological demonstration that a magmatic event occurred during the Mid-Ordovician in the Lower Domain of the Peloritan Mountains.’
    • ‘This paper shows the advantages of combining geophysical and geochronological techniques to investigate the age, migration and accumulation of aeolian sand.’
    • ‘Existing petrological and geochronological data are used to present a new model for Carboniferous collision at the western margin of the Bohemian Massif.’
    • ‘Our new geochronologic data reported here both complement and support prior geochronological work on the metamorphic history of the Sudetic high-grade terranes.’
    • ‘Of course, this notion needs further geochemical and geochronological confirmation.’

Pronunciation

geochronological

/-ˌkränəˈläjikəl/