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astrophysicsnoun [U]

uk   /ˌæs.trəʊˈfɪz.ɪks/  us   /-troʊ-/
the ​type of ​astronomy that uses ​physicallaws and ​ideas to ​explain the ​behaviour of the ​stars and other ​objects in ​space
adjective uk   /-ɪ.kəl/  us   /-troʊ-/
noun [C] uk   /-ɪ.sɪst/  us   /-troʊ-/
someone who ​studies astrophysics
(Definition of astrophysics from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “astrophysics”
in Chinese (Simplified) 天体物理学…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天體物理學…
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