asteroseismology

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aster (star) +‎ -o- +‎ seismology (study of Earth's vibrations (ie. earthquakes)). Ultimately from Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr, celestial body) + σεισμός (seismós, earthquake) + -λογία (-logía, study of)

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asteroseismology (uncountable)

  1. (astrophysics) The study of oscillations in stars

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