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geosphere Syllabification: ge·o·sphere
Pronunciation: /ˈjēōˌsfir/

Definition of geosphere in English:


Any of the almost spherical concentric regions of matter that make up the earth and its atmosphere, as the lithosphere and hydrosphere.
Example sentences
  • The nature and magnitude of the exchanges between the geosphere and the Earth's other surficial spheres have changed considerably in historical times.
  • Geochemical interaction between the geosphere, hydrosphere and the biosphere depends partly on sorption processes and partly on chemical speciation.
  • The geosphere or rocky Earth formed from collisions of planetoids.
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