geosphere

noun
geo·​sphere | \ ˈjē(ˌ)ō + ˌ- \

Definition of geosphere

1 : the solid earth distinguished from atmosphere and hydrosphere
2 : one of the shells or spherical layers within the earth delimited above and below by discontinuities

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History and Etymology for geosphere

ge- + sphere

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“Geosphere.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geosphere. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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