Definition of Hutton, James in English:

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Hutton, James

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