Dictionary.com

earth science

Save This Word!
See synonyms for: earth science / earth scientist on Thesaurus.com

noun

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

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS

They're everywhere you turn, but can you identify the 10 types of nouns easily? This quiz will test your mettle against singular, plural, concrete, abstract, common, proper, collective, compound, countable, and uncountable nouns!
Question 1 of 7
Shoelaces, rainbow, toothpaste, and haircuts are all what type of noun?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Also called geoscience.

Origin of earth science

First recorded in 1935–40

OTHER WORDS FROM earth science

earth scientist, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for earth science

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
FEEDBACK