Definition of Hutton, James in English:

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Hutton, James

Pronunciation: /ˈhʌt(ə)n/
(1726–97), Scottish geologist. Although controversial at the time, his uniformitarian description of the processes that have shaped the surface of the earth is now accepted as showing that the earth is very much older than had previously been believed.

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