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Earth

Meanings and phrases

Earth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on; earth; world; globe
  2. the abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell); earth

earth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; ground
  2. the solid part of the earth's surface; land; dry land; ground; solid ground; terra firma
  3. the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on; Earth; world; globe
  4. the abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell); Earth
  5. once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
  6. a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage); ground
  7. the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; worldly concern; earthly concern; world

earth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. hide in the earth like a hunted animal
  2. connect to the earth

Earth 's crust

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the outer layer of the Earth; crust

Earth 's surface

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the outermost level of the land or sea; surface

Organization of the Oppressed on Earth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a Shiite terrorist organization with strong ties to Iran; seeks to create an Iranian fundamentalist Islamic state in Lebanon; car bombs are the signature weapon; Hizballah; Hezbollah; Hizbollah; Hizbullah; Lebanese Hizballah; Party of God; Islamic Jihad; Islamic Jihad for the Liberation of Palestine; Revolutionary Justice Organization

alkaline earth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of the bivalent metals of group II of the periodic table (calcium or strontium or barium or magnesium or beryllium); alkaline-earth metal

bleaching earth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an adsorbent clay that will remove coloring from oils; bleaching clay

diatomaceous earth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used as a filtering material; diatomite; kieselguhr

earth almond

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European sedge having small edible nutlike tubers; chufa; yellow nutgrass; ground almond; rush nut; Cyperus esculentus

earth color

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a colored mineral used as a pigment

earth god

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a god of fertility and vegetation; earth-god

earth goddess

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a goddess of fertility and vegetation; earth-goddess

earth mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the earth conceived of as the female principle of fertility

earth science

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts
E.g.
  • 7 among U.S. earth science graduate programs.
  • In 1898, he published his first booklet, a popular explanation of some basic topics in earth science.
  • Some SPICE capabilities are used on a variety of astrophysics, solar physics and earth science missions.

earth tremor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small earthquake; tremor; microseism

earth up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. block with earth, as after a landslide; land up

earth wax

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a waxy mineral that is a mixture of hydrocarbons and occurs in association with petroleum; some varieties are used in making ceresin and candles; ader wax; mineral wax; ozokerite; ozocerite

fuller 's earth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an absorbent soil resembling clay; used in fulling (shrinking and thickening) woolen cloth and as an adsorbent

gall of the earth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common perennial herb widely distributed in the southern and eastern United States having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion's foot in shape; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes; lion's foot; Nabalus serpentarius; Prenanthes serpentaria

hell on earth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any place of pain and turmoil; hell; hellhole; snake pit; the pits; inferno

on earth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. used with question words to convey surprise

potter 's earth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. clay that does not contain any iron; used in making pottery or for modeling; potter's clay

rare earth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71); rare-earth element; lanthanoid; lanthanide; lanthanon
E.g.
  • It is a rare earth element with a metallic silver luster.
  • As rare earth prices fell, the project become largely inactive.
  • Europium is one of the rarest of the rare earth elements on Earth.

scorched earth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Both sides engaged in the widespread use of scorched earth tactics.
  • Tiberius had pursued a policy of scorched earth to starve the Pannonians.
  • Kolokotronis pursued a scorched earth policy, aiming at starving the Ottomans out.

heaven and earth

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E.g.
  • In the beginning God created heaven and earth.
  • In Chinese philosophy the universe consists of heaven and earth.
  • The rose was a privileged symbol for Mary, Queen of heaven and earth.

down to earth

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E.g.
  • Adapa is then sent back down to earth.
  • For Swanzy was very down to earth.
  • If resurrected, Crono jumps on to help her, but cannot bring them down to earth.

life on earth

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E.g.
  • In both elemental gaseous form and as a component of water, it is vital to almost all life on earth.
  • The worst event, the Permian–Triassic extinction, devastated life on earth, killing over 90% of species.
  • Microorganisms are the earliest form of life on earth, first evolving more than three billion years ago.

earth sciences

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E.g.
  • From 1982 to 1988, she was head of the earth sciences department at the University of Milan.
  • Anyone with an interest in geology and the earth sciences is welcome, professional or amateur.
  • Showa Station serves as a research outpost for astronomy, meteorology, biology and earth sciences.

rammed earth

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E.g.
  • This core was considerably harder than simply using rammed earth.
  • Most adobe buildings are similar in appearance to cob and rammed earth buildings.
  • In traditional rammed earth, a mixture of around 70% aggregate (gravel,sand) and 30% clay is optimal.

back to earth

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E.g.
  • Except for the gloves of the Feitian suit, the space suits were not brought back to earth.
  • In the first, the lifting body pilot would return to the Apollo and send the HL-10 back to earth uncrewed.
  • Whenever his or her punishments or rewards are over he or she is sent back to earth, also known as "Mrutyulok" or human world.
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