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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.
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geomagnetism

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

geomagnetism

[ˌdʒiːəʊˈmægnɪˌtɪzəm] Ngeomagnetismo m
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