earth

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[Earth]

The 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on

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The globe or planet which we inhabit; the world, in distinction from the sun, moon, or stars. Also, this world as the dwelling place of mortals, in distinction from the dwelling place of spirits.

Noun
a connection between an electrical device and the earth (which is a zero voltage)

Noun
the concerns of the world as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; "they consider the church to be independent of the world"

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the abode of mortals (as contrasted with heaven or hell); "it was hell on earth"

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the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet on which we live; "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"

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the solid part of the earth''s surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"

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the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church"

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once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

Verb
connect to the earth; "earth the circuit"

Verb
hide in the earth like a hunted animal


n.
The globe or planet which we inhabit; the world, in distinction from the sun, moon, or stars. Also, this world as the dwelling place of mortals, in distinction from the dwelling place of spirits.

n.
The solid materials which make up the globe, in distinction from the air or water; the dry land.

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The softer inorganic matter composing part of the surface of the globe, in distinction from the firm rock; soil of all kinds, including gravel, clay, loam, and the like; sometimes, soil favorable to the growth of plants; the visible surface of the globe; the ground; as, loose earth; rich earth.

n.
A part of this globe; a region; a country; land.

n.
Worldly things, as opposed to spiritual things; the pursuits, interests, and allurements of this life.

n.
The people on the globe.

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Any earthy-looking metallic oxide, as alumina, glucina, zirconia, yttria, and thoria.

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A similar oxide, having a slight alkaline reaction, as lime, magnesia, strontia, baryta.

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A hole in the ground, where an animal hides himself; as, the earth of a fox.

v. t.
To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den.

v. t.
To cover with earth or mold; to inter; to bury; -- sometimes with up.

v. i.
To burrow.

n.
A plowing.


Earth

Earth , n. [AS. eore; akin to OS. ertha, OFries. irthe, D. aarde, OHG. erda, G. erde, Icel. j'94r, Sw. & Dan. jord, Goth. a'c6rpa, OHG. ero, Gr. , adv., to earth, and perh. to E. ear to plow.] 1. The globe or planet which we inhabit; the world, in distinction from the sun, moon, or stars. Also, this world as the dwelling place of mortals, in distinction from the dwelling place of spirits.
That law preserves the earth a sphere And guides the planets in their course.
In heaven, or earth, or under earth, in hell.
2. The solid materials which make up the globe, in distinction from the air or water; the dry land.
God called the dry land earth.
He is pure air and fire, and the dull elements of earth and water never appear in him.
3. The softer inorganic matter composing part of the surface of the globe, in distinction from the firm rock; soil of all kinds, including gravel, clay, loam, and the like; sometimes, soil favorable to the growth of plants; the visible surface of the globe; the ground; as, loose earth; rich earth.
Give him a little earth for charity.
4. A part of this globe; a region; a country; land.
Would I had never trod this English earth.
5. Worldly things, as opposed to spiritual things; the pursuits, interests, and allurements of this life.
Our weary souls by earth beguiled.
6. The people on the globe.
The whole earth was of one language.
7. (Chem.) (a) Any earthy-looking metallic oxide, as alumina, glucina, zirconia, yttria, and thoria. (b) A similar oxide, having a slight alkaline reaction, as lime, magnesia, strontia, baryta. 8. A hole in the ground, where an animal hides himself; as, the earth of a fox. Macaulay.
They [ferrets] course the poor conies out of their earths.
&hand; Earth is used either adjectively or in combination to form compound words; as, earth apple or earth-apple; earth metal or earth-metal; earth closet or earth-closet. Adamic earth, Bitter earth, Bog earth, Chian earth, etc. See under Adamic, Bitter, etc. -- Alkaline earths. See under Alkaline. -- Earth apple. (Bot.) (a) A potato. (b) A cucumber. -- Earth auger, a form of auger for boring into the ground; -- called also earth borer. -- Earth bath, a bath taken by immersing the naked body in earth for healing purposes. -- Earth battery (Physics), a voltaic battery the elements of which are buried in the earth to be acted on by its moisture. -- Earth chestnut, the pignut. -- Earth closet, a privy or commode provided with dry earth or a similar substance for covering and deodorizing the f'91cal discharges. -- Earth dog (Zo'94l.), a dog that will dig in the earth, or enter holes of foxes, etc. -- Earth hog, Earth pig (Zo'94l.), the aard-vark. -- Earth hunger, an intense desire to own land, or, in the case of nations, to extend their domain. -- Earth light (Astron.), the light reflected by the earth, as upon the moon, and corresponding to moonlight; -- called also earth shine. Sir J. Herschel. -- Earth metal. See 1st Earth, 7. (Chem.) -- Earth oil, petroleum. -- Earth pillars ∨ pyramids (Geol.), high pillars or pyramids of earth, sometimes capped with a single stone, found in Switzerland. Lyell. -- Earth pitch , mineral tar, a kind of asphaltum. -- Earth quadrant, a fourth of the earth's circumference. -- Earth table (Arch.), the lowest course of stones visible in a building; the ground table. -- On earth, an intensive expression, oftenest used in questions and exclamations; as, What on earth shall I do? Nothing on earth will satisfy him. [Colloq.]

Earth

Earth , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Earthed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Earthing.] 1. To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den. "The fox is earthed." Dryden. 2. To cover with earth or mold; to inter; to bury; -- sometimes with up.
The miser earths his treasure, and the thief, Watching the mole, half beggars him ere noon.
Why this in earthing up a carcass?

Earth

Earth, v. i. To burrow. Tickell.

Earth

Earth, n. [From Ear to plow.] A plowing. [Obs.]
Such land as ye break up for barley to sow, Two earths at the least, ere ye sow it, bestow.

The globe or planet which we inhabit; the world, in distinction from the sun, moon, or stars. Also, this world as the dwelling place of mortals, in distinction from the dwelling place of spirits.

To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den.

To burrow.

A plowing.

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Usage Examples

A rose is the visible result of an infinitude of complicated goings on in the bosom of the earth and in the air above, and similarly a work of art is the product of strange activities in the human mind.

All the principles of heaven and earth are living inside you. Life itself is truth, and this will never change. Everything in heaven and earth breathes. Breath is the thread that ties creation together.

All non-incumbent campaigns promise hope and change, but Obama took the promise to a new level of absurdity. He suggested that a vote for him would literally transform the Earth.

A smartphone links patients' bodies and doctors' computers, which in turn are connected to the Internet, which in turn is connected to any smartphone anywhere. The new devices could put the management of an individual's internal organs in the hands of every hacker, online scammer, and digital vandal on Earth.

After all, sustainability means running the global environment - Earth Inc. - like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital.

All historical experience demonstrates the following: Our earth cannot be changed unless in the not too distant future an alteration in the consciousness of individuals is achieved.

All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

A lot of people think Christianity is about always being perfect. It's actually the opposite of that. It's realizing that we're all humans, and that's why God sent his Son to this earth - to save people.

A day spent praising the earth and lamenting man's pollutionist history makes you feel like a superior, sensitive soul.

After my tour I had time to stay at home, be with my boyfriend and hang out with friends and that brought me down to earth and helped me write music from a more relaxed place.

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.

A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.

A good businessman never makes a contract unless he's sure he can carry it through, yet every fool on earth is perfectly willing to sign a marriage contract without considering whether he can live up to it or not.

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.

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