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as·tro·phys·ics

 (ăs′trō-fĭz′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of applied physics that deals with astronomical phenomena.

as′tro·phys′i·cal adj.
as′tro·phys′i·cist (-fĭz′ĭ-sĭst) n.

astrophysics

(ˌæstrəʊˈfɪzɪks)
n
1. (General Physics) (functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with the physical and chemical properties, origin, and evolution of the celestial bodies
2. (Astronomy) (functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with the physical and chemical properties, origin, and evolution of the celestial bodies
ˌastroˈphysical adj
ˌastroˈphysicist n

as•tro•phys•ics

(ˌæs troʊˈfɪz ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of astronomy that deals with the physical properties of celestial bodies and with the interaction between matter and radiation.
[1885–90]
as`tro•phys′i•cal, adj.
as`tro•phys′i•cist (-ə sɪst) n.

as·tro·phys·ics

(ăs′trō-fĭz′ĭks)
The branch of astronomy that deals with the physical processes that occur in stars, galaxies, and interstellar space.

astrophysics

the branch of astronomy concerned with the origin, and the chemical and physical nature of heavenly bodies. — astrophysicist, n.
See also: Astronomy
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.astrophysics - the branch of astronomy concerned with the physical and chemical properties of celestial bodiesastrophysics - the branch of astronomy concerned with the physical and chemical properties of celestial bodies
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
cosmogeny, cosmogony, cosmology - the branch of astrophysics that studies the origin and evolution and structure of the universe
Translations
astrofyzika
astrofysikk

astrophysics

[ˈæstrəʊˈfɪzɪks] NSINGastrofísica f

astrophysics

[ˌæstrəʊˈfɪzɪks] nastrophysique f

astrophysics

n singAstrophysik f

astrophysics

[ˈæstrəʊˈfɪzɪks] nsgastrofisica
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