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proper noun 
  1. The third planet in order from the Sun, upon which humans live; represented in astronomy and astrology by â and â.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: de Aarde , aarde
  • French: la Terre, terre
  • German: Erde
  • Italian: la Terra
  • Spanish: la Tierra, tierra
Etymology: eoríe.


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noun 
  1. (uncountable) soil, Soil.
This is good for growing potatoes.
  1. (uncountable) Any general rock-based material.
She sighed when the plane's wheels finally touched .
  1. The ground, land (as opposed to the sky or sea).
Birds are of the sky, not of the .
  1. A connection electrically to the earth (US ground); on equipment: a terminal connected in that manner.
  2. A fox's home or lair.
  3. The world of our current life (as opposed to heaven or an afterlife).
    • 1819, John Keats, "Ode on a Grecian Urn"
    • :"Beauty is truth, truth beauty," - that is all / Ye know on , and all ye need to know.
      1. (alchemy) One of the four basic elements (see w:Classical_element, Wikipedia article on the Classical elements).
      2. (India, and, Japan) One of the five basic elements (see w:Classical_element, Wikipedia article on the Classical elements).
      3. (context, Taoist) One of the five basic elements (see w:Five_Elements, Wikipedia article on the Five Elements).
Translations: 
  • Dutch: aarde
  • French: terre
  • German: Erde
  • Italian: terra
    (trans-mid)
proper noun 
  1. Our planet, third out from the sun; see main entry Earth.
The astronauts saw the from the porthole.
verb 
  1. To connect electrically to the earth.
That noise is because the amplifier is not properly earthed.
  1. To bury.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: begraven
  • German: beerdigen
  • Italian: interrare
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: conectar a tierra
Etymology: (term, eoríe, , ground, soil, dry land), from (proto, Germanic, ertho), from (proto, Indo-European, er-) (baseform)


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