Definition of “geophysics” - English Dictionary

“geophysics” in British English

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geophysicsnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌdʒiː.əˈfɪz.ɪks/ us /ˌdʒiː.əˈfɪz.ɪks/ specialized

the study of the rocks and other substances that make up the earth and the physical processes happening on, in, and above the earth

adjective uk /ˌdʒiː.əˈfɪz.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˌdʒiː.əˈfɪz.ɪ.kəl/

geophysical and geological phenomena

(Definition of “geophysics” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)