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paleogeophysics

[ pey-lee-oh-jee-oh-fiz-iks; especially British pal-ee- ]
/ ˌpeɪ li oʊˌdʒi oʊˈfɪz ɪks; especially British ˌpæl i- /
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noun
(used with a plural verb) inferred geophysical conditions or processes of designated periods of the geologic past.
(used with a singular verb) the study of these conditions.
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Origin of paleogeophysics

First recorded in 1955–60; paleo- + geophysics

OTHER WORDS FROM paleogeophysics

pa·le·o·ge·o·phys·i·cal, adjectivepa·le·o·ge·o·phys·i·cal·ly, adverbpa·le·o·ge·o·phys·i·cist, noun
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