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GEOSPHERE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does geosphere mean? 

GEOSPHERE (noun)
  The noun GEOSPHERE has 1 sense:

1. the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer mantle

  Familiarity information: GEOSPHERE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GEOSPHERE (noun)


Sense 1geosphere [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer mantle

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

geosphere; lithosphere

Hypernyms ("geosphere" is a kind of...):

layer (a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another)

Meronyms (parts of "geosphere"):

crust; Earth's crust (the outer layer of the Earth)

mantle (the layer of the earth between the crust and the core)

Earth's surface; surface (the outermost level of the land or sea)

Holonyms ("geosphere" is a part of...):

Earth; globe; world (the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on)


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