geochemistry

noun geo·chem·is·try \ ˌjē-ō-ˈke-mə-strē \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of geochemistry

1 :a science that deals with the chemical composition of and chemical changes in the solid matter of the earth or a celestial body (such as the moon)
2 :the related chemical and geological properties of a substance

geochemical

play \ˌjē-ō-ˈke-mi-kəl\ adjective

geochemically

play \ˌjē-ō-ˈke-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

geochemist

play \ˌjē-ō-ˈke-mist\ noun

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First Known Use of geochemistry

1902


GEOCHEMISTRY Defined for Kids

geochemistry

noun geo·chem·is·try \ ˌjē-ō-ˈke-mə-strē \

Definition of geochemistry for Students

:a science that deals with the chemical composition of and chemical changes in the earth's crust


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