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earth science

n.
Any of several essentially geologic sciences that are concerned with the origin, structure, and physical phenomena of the earth.
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earth science

n
(Geological Science) any of various sciences, such as geology, geography, and geomorphology, that are concerned with the structure, age, and other aspects of the earth
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earth′ sci`ence


n.
any of various sciences, as geography, geology, or meteorology, that deal with the earth. Also called geoscience.
[1935–40]
earth′ sci`entist, n.
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earth science

Any of several sciences, such as geology, oceanography, or meteorology, that specialize in the origin, composition, and physical features of the Earth.
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earth science

Geology, or any of the other sciences that study the physical phenomena of the Earth.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.earth science - any of the sciences that deal with the earth or its partsearth science - any of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts
natural science - the sciences involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena
fossilology, palaeontology, paleontology - the earth science that studies fossil organisms and related remains
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
meteorology - the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)
oceanography, oceanology - the branch of science dealing with physical and biological aspects of the oceans
limnology - the scientific study of bodies of fresh water for their biological and physical and geological properties
geographics, geography - study of the earth's surface; includes people's responses to topography and climate and soil and vegetation
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