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earth science

Definition:

any of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts

Class:

cognition noun (cognitive processes and contents)

Plural:

earth sciences

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

geoscience

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Earth science | Earth Science

an all-embracing term for the sciences related to the planet Earth. It's arguably a special case in planetary science, the Earth being the only known life-bearing planet. There are both reductionist and holistic approaches to Earth sciences. The formal... (39 of 2039 words, 3 images)

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Collins Dictionary:

earth science

any of various sciences, such as geology, geography, and geomorphology, that are concerned with the structure, age, and other aspects of the earth (23 of 285 words, 1 usage example)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/earth-science

Oxford Dictionary:

earth science | earth sciences

the branch of science dealing with the physical constitution of the earth and its atmosphere | ("earth sciences") : the various branches of earth ... (23 of 53 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/earth-science

Merriam-Webster:

earth science | earth scientist [noun, related]

any of the sciences (as geology, meteorology, or oceanography) that deal with the earth or with one or more of its parts (22 of 47 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/earth science

Macmillan British Dictionary:

earth science [countable/uncountable] | earth sciences [plural]

a science that involves studying the Earth, for example geography or geology (12 of 41 words)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/earth-science

Random House Dictionary:

earth science | geoscience [synonym]

any of various sciences, as geography, geology, or meteorology, that deal with the earth, its composition, or any of its changing aspects. (22 of 27 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/earth-science

American Heritage Dictionary:

earth science

Any of several essentially geologic sciences that are concerned with the origin, structure, and physical phenomena of the earth. (19 of 22 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/earth-science

New World Dictionary:

earth science | earth scientist [noun, related]

any of various sciences, as geology or meteorology, dealing with the earth or its components (15 of 20 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/earth-science

Wiktionary:

earth science | earth sciences [plural]

Any of the sciences dealing with the planet Earth, such as geology and meteorology. (14 of 20 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/earth science

Cambridge Dictionary:

earth science

the scientific study of the structure, age, etc. of the Earth (11 of 18 words)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/earth-science

Encarta Dictionary:

earth science | earth sciences [plural]

a science that deals with the Earth's physical properties, structure, or development, e.g. geology (14 of 29 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861689585​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Macmillan British Dictionary:

earth science [countable/uncountable] | earth sciences [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "earth science"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/earth-science

Macmillan American Dictionary:

earth science [countable/uncountable] | earth sciences [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "earth science"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/earth-science

Cambridge Dictionary:

earth science

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "earth science"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "earth science"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/earth-science

Google Dictionary:

earth science

Audio: English pronunciation of "earth science"

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YourDictionary Audio:

earth science

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "earth science" by speech synthesizer

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