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Meaning of geophysics

ge•o•phys•ics

Pronunciation: ( jē"ō-fiz'iks), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.)
  1. the branch of geology that deals with the physics of the earth and its atmosphere, including oceanography, seismology, volcanology, and geomagnetism.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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