Origin of geodynamics

First recorded in 1880–85; geo- + dynamics
Related formsge·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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for geodynamics


  1. (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 Formsgeodynamic, adjectivegeodynamicist, noun
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