Definition of geophysics noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌdʒiːəʊˈfɪzɪks//
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the scientific study of the physics of the earth, including its atmosphere, climate and magnetism More Like This Uncountable nouns ending in –ics athletics, ballistics, civics, cybernetics, genetics, geophysics, gymnastics, linguistics, optics, orthodontics, orthopaedics, phonetics, phonics, physics, semantics, semiotics, stylistics, thermodynamicsSee worksheet.
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