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Definition of 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.
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Also called geoscience.

Origin of earth science

First recorded in 1935–40

OTHER WORDS FROM earth science

earth scientist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for earth science

earth science

noun
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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Scientific definitions for earth science

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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