astrophysics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction as·tro·phys·ics \ ˌas-trə-ˈfi-ziks \

Definition of astrophysics

: a branch of astronomy dealing especially with the behavior, physical properties, and dynamic processes of celestial objects and phenomena

astrophysical

play \-zi-kəl\ adjective

astrophysically

play \-zi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

astrophysicist

play \-ˈfi-zə-sist, -ˈfiz-sist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of astrophysics

International Scientific Vocabulary


ASTROPHYSICS Defined for English Language Learners

astrophysics

noun

Definition of astrophysics for English Language Learners

  • : the scientific study of the physical and chemical properties and structures of stars, planets, and other objects in outer space


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