noun Date: 1942 1. the sciences (as geology, geophysics, and geochemistry) dealing with the earth 2. any of the geosciences — compare earth sciencegeoscientist noun

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  • géoscience — ● géoscience nom féminin (surtout au pluriel). Science de la Terre : La géologie, la géophysique, la météorologie sont des géosciences …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • geoscience — [jē΄ō sī′əns] n. 1. the geological sciences as a whole; geology 2. any earth science geoscientist n …   English World dictionary

  • Géoscience — Sciences de la Terre La Science et les Sciences Généralités Connaissance · Théorie · Savoir Classification des sciences Science empirique · sciences exactes Sciences dures · sciences molles Science de la nature · …   Wikipédia en Français

  • geoscience — /jee oh suy euhns/, n. See earth science. [1940 45; GEO + SCIENCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • geoscience — noun Any of several sciences that deal with the Earth …   Wiktionary

  • geoscience — ge·o·sci·ence || ‚dʒɪːəʊ saɪəns n. earth science, any scientific field that deals with the earth and its characteristics (e.g. geology, geography, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • geoscience — (also geosciences) noun earth sciences, especially geology. Derivatives geoscientist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • geoscience — geo·science …   English syllables

  • geoscience — ge•o•sci•ence [[t]ˌdʒi oʊˈsaɪ əns[/t]] n. gel earth science • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • geoscience — /ˈdʒioʊsaɪəns/ (say jeeohsuyuhns) noun the systematic study of the earth; the knowledge gained from such study. –geoscientific, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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