Associations to the word «Earth»


EARTH, proper noun. Our planet, third out from the Sun; see main entry Earth.
EARTH, noun. (uncountable) Soil.
EARTH, noun. (uncountable) Any general rock-based material.
EARTH, noun. The ground, land (as opposed to the sky or sea).
EARTH, noun. (British) A connection electrically to the earth ((US) ground); on equipment: a terminal connected in that manner.
EARTH, noun. A fox's home or lair.
EARTH, noun. The world of our current life (as opposed to heaven or an afterlife).
EARTH, noun. (alchemy) One of the four basic elements.
EARTH, noun. (India and Japan) One of the five basic elements.
EARTH, noun. (Taoism) One of the five basic elements.
EARTH, verb. (British) To connect electrically to the earth.
EARTH, verb. To bury.
EARTH, verb. (transitive) To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den.
EARTH, verb. To burrow.
EARTH, proper noun. The third planet in order from the Sun, upon which humans live. Represented in astronomy and astrology by ♁ and ⊕.
EARTH CLOSET, noun. A toilet in which excrement goes simply into a hole in the ground. Sometimes abbreviated EC.
EARTH CLOSETS, noun. Plural of earth closet
EARTH DAY, proper noun. (North American countries) April 22; Created in 1970, global day of observance of the need to protect the earth.
EARTH DAY, proper noun. (obsolete) (US) March 21st.
EARTH DOG, noun. A dog that will dig in the earth, or enter holes of foxes, etc.
EARTH FLOOR, noun. An earthen floor, a floor (in a building) which is simply the ground itself, rather than some covering such as wood or vinyl.
EARTH FLOORS, noun. Plural of earth floor
EARTH MASS, noun. (astronomy) The unit of mass equal to that of the Earth. 1 M⊕ = 5.9742 × 1024 kg.
EARTH METAL, noun. (chemistry) (obsolete) Any of the four metals aluminum, gallium, indium and thallium of the boron group in the periodic table of elements.
EARTH MOTHER, noun. (paganism) The Great Goddess of the Earth and fertility.
EARTH MOTHERS, noun. Plural of Earth Mother
EARTH OIL, noun. Petroleum
EARTH PILLAR, noun. (geology) A conical column of soil formed by erosion of the surrounding material
EARTH PITCH, noun. Mineral tar, a kind of asphalt
EARTH PLATE, noun. An electrode, in the form of a metal plate buried in external soil, used to earth the electrical system of a building
EARTH PYRAMID, noun. A hoodoo (spire of rock).
EARTH RETURN VEHICLE, noun. (spaceflight) a spacecraft designed to survive reentry and landing, returning from space back to planet Earth
EARTH RETURN VEHICLES, noun. Plural of Earth return vehicle
EARTH SCIENCE, noun. Any of the sciences dealing with the planet Earth, such as geology and meteorology.
EARTH SCIENCES, noun. Plural of earth science
EARTH SIGN, noun. (astrology) Any of the three star signs Capricorn, Taurus or Virgo.
EARTH SIGNS, noun. Plural of earth sign
EARTH SUMMIT, proper noun. The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992
EARTH TONGUE, noun. Any ascomycete fungus (more exactly the fruiting body of such) of the genus Geoglossum
EARTH TREMOR, noun. (geology) A small earthquake, or seismic event.
EARTH TREMORS, noun. Plural of earth tremor
EARTH UP, verb. (gardening) (transitive) To cover the stem or leaves of plants with soil, as to encourage root growth or protect from cold.

Dictionary definition

EARTH, noun. The 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on; "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world".
EARTH, noun. The loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church".
EARTH, noun. 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".
EARTH, noun. The abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell); "it was hell on earth".
EARTH, noun. Once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles).
EARTH, noun. The concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; "they consider the church to be independent of the world".
EARTH, noun. A connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage).
EARTH, verb. Hide in the earth like a hunted animal.
EARTH, verb. Connect to the earth; "earth the circuit".

Wise words

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