Definition of Earth in English :
Define Earth in English
Earth meaning in English
Meaning of Earth in English
Pronunciation of Earth in English
Earth pronunciation in English
Pronounce Earth in Englishsee synonyms of earth
the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
Example Sentences:'the Earth moves around the sun''he sailed around the world'
2. earth, ground
the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
Example Sentences:'they dug into the earth outside the church'
the solid part of the earth's surface
Example Sentences:'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'
the abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell)
Example Sentences:'it was hell on earth'
once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife
Example Sentences:'they consider the church to be independent of the world'
7. earth, ground
a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)
hide in the earth like a hunted animal
connect to the earth
Example Sentences:'earth the circuit'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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