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astrophysics

as·tro·phys·ics

astrophysics

 
pronunciation:
ae stro fI zihks
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the branch of physics that deals with the physical and chemical properties of heavenly bodies and interstellar space.
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derivations: astrophysical (adj.), astrophysicist (n.)
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