earth science

earth science

noun
any of various sciences, as geography, geology, or meteorology, that deal with the earth, its composition, or any of its changing aspects.
Also called geoscience.


Origin:
1935–40

earth scientist, noun
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earth science
 
n
any of various sciences, such as geology, geography, and geomorphology, that are concerned with the structure, age, and other aspects of the earth

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earth science  
Any of several sciences, such as geology, oceanography, and meteorology, that study the origin, composition, and physical features of the Earth.
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