geodynamics

[ jee-oh-dahy-nam-iks ]
/ ˌdʒi oʊ daɪˈnæm ɪks /

noun

(used with a singular verb) the science dealing with dynamic processes or forces within the earth.

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Origin of geodynamics

First recorded in 1880–85; geo- + dynamics

OTHER WORDS FROM geodynamics

ge·o·dy·nam·ic, ge·o·dy·nam·i·cal, adjectivege·o·dy·nam·i·cist [jee-oh-dahy-nam-uh-sist], /ˌdʒi oʊ daɪˈnæm ə sɪst/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for geodynamics

geodynamics
/ (ˌdʒiːəʊdaɪˈnæmɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the branch of geology concerned with the forces and processes, esp large-scale, of the earth's interior, particularly as regards their effects on the crust or lithosphere

Derived forms of geodynamics

geodynamic, adjectivegeodynamicist, noun
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