-ics, -tics [-ac after i]
(Greek: a suffix that forms nouns and is usually used to form names of arts and sciences)
2. The science, or technology, of using tiny jets of a gas or a liquid rather than electronic circuits for sensing, amplifying, or controlling certain functions.
Forensic genetics is also a branch of forensic medicine which more broadly investigates the application of medical knowledge that were applicable to legal matters.
This is not a new field. Long before the era of DNA fingerprinting investigators used blood grouping, HLA typing, and other tests of genetic markers in blood to try to determine who did it (and, more often, who did not do it).
This may be in relation to a crime or to a civil action.2. Of or belonging to a court of law; judcial.
In 1659, it was a shortened form of an earlier forensical.3. The art or study of formal debate; argumentation; rhetorical.
2. A branch of geophysics which is concerned with measuring, modeling, and interpreting the configurations and the motions of the crust, mantle, and core of the earth.
Geoglyphs can be formed by piling up materials on the ground surface or by removing surface materials and most suggest a largely ceremonial function.
2. The study of the earth by quantitative physical methods; especially, by seismic reflection and refraction, gravity, magnetic, electrical, electromagnetic, and radioactivity methods.
3. The scientific study of the physical characteristics and properties of the solid earth, its air and waters, and its relationship to space phenomena.
4. The science that deals with the weather, winds, tides, earthquakes, etc.; and their effects on the earth.
5. The soils, sediments, and rock layers of the earth's crust, both continental and beneath the ocean floors.
The meaning of the word geophysics is undergoing changes. The classical methods of geophysics are being applied to the planets now that we can reach them.
Seismological techniques are being used to study the interior of the moon, and magnetic field measurements are important probes for the planets.
The name will not change; however, because it is a most encompassing science, ranging from petroleum exploration on the earth to the understanding of the most distant planets.
2. The influence of geographic factors, population distribution, and natural resources on a nation's foreign policy; that is, the efforts of a nation to control a canal, trade route, oil supply, etc.
3. A combination of geographic and political factors relating to or influencing a nation or region.
2. The study or science of agriculture.