geophysicist


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ge·o·phys·ics

 (jē′ō-fĭz′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The physics of the earth and its environment, including the physics of fields such as meteorology, oceanography, and seismology.

ge′o·phys′i·cal adj.
ge′o·phys′i·cal·ly adv.
ge′o·phys′i·cist (-ĭ-sĭst) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.geophysicist - a geologist who uses physical principles to study the properties of the earth
geologist - a specialist in geology
seismologist - a geophysicist who studies earthquakes and the mechanical characteristics of the Earth
Translations

geophysicist

[ˌdʒiːəʊˈfɪzɪsɪst] Ngeofísico/a m/f

geophysicist

[ˌdʒiːəʊˈfɪzɪsɪst] ngéophysicien/ienne m/f
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