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English definition of “astrophysics”

astrophysics

noun [U] uk   /ˌæs.trəʊˈfɪz.ɪks/ us    /-troʊ-/
the type of astronomy that uses physical laws and ideas to explain the behaviour of the stars and other objects in spaceAstronomy - general words
astrophysical
adjective uk   /-ɪ.kəl/ us    /-troʊ-/
Astronomy - general words
astrophysicist
noun [C] uk   /-ɪ.sɪst/ us    /-troʊ-/
someone who studies astrophysicsAstronomy - general words
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