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geophysics

ge·o·phys·ics

geophysics

 
pronunciation:
ji fI zihks
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the branch of physics that deals with matters relevant to geology and includes oceanography, meteorology, seismology, and the like.
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derivations: geophysical (adj.), geophysicist (n.)
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