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ge·o·mag·ne·tism

 (jē′ō-măg′nĭ-tĭz′əm)
n.
1. The magnetism of the earth.
2. The study of the earth's magnetism.

ge′o·mag·net′ic (-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
ge′o·mag·net′i·cal·ly adv.

geomagnetism

(ˌdʒiːəʊˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm)
n
1. (General Physics) the magnetic field of the earth
2. (General Physics) the branch of physics concerned with this
geomagnetic adj

ge•o•mag•net•ism

(ˌdʒi oʊˈmæg nɪˌtɪz əm)

n.
1. the earth's magnetic field and associated phenomena.
2. the branch of geophysics that studies such phenomena.
[1935–40]

ge·o·mag·ne·tism

(jē′ō-măg′nĭ-tĭz′əm)
The magnetic properties of the Earth. ♦ The magnetic field surrounding the Earth is called the geomagnetic field.
Translations

geomagnetism

[ˌdʒiːəʊˈmægnɪˌtɪzəm] Ngeomagnetismo m
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