[ jee-oh-mag-ni-tiz-uhm ]
/ ˌdʒi oʊˈmæg nɪˌtɪz əm /
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the earth's magnetic field and associated phenomena.
the branch of geophysics that studies such phenomena.
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British Dictionary definitions for geomagnetism
/ (ˌdʒiːəʊˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm) /
the magnetic field of the earth
the branch of physics concerned with this
Derived forms of geomagnetismgeomagnetic (ˌdʒiːəʊmæɡˈnɛtɪk), adjective
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Scientific definitions for geomagnetism
[ jē′ō-măg′nĭ-tĭz′əm ]
The magnetic properties of the Earth and its atmosphere.
The study of these properties.
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