uniformitarian


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Uniformitarian \U`ni*form`i*ta"ri*an\, a. (Geol.)
   Of, pertaining to, or designating, the view or doctrine that
   existing causes, acting in the same manner and with
   essentially the same intensity as at the present time, are
   sufficient to account for all geological changes.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Uniformitarian \U`ni*form`i*ta"ri*an\, n. (Geol.)
   One who accepts uniformitarianism, or the uniformitarian
   doctrine.
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