HyperDic: earth

English > 9 senses of the word Earth / earth:
NOUNobjectEarth / earth, world, globethe 3rd planet from the sun
substanceearth, groundthe loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
objectearth, land, dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firmathe solid part of the earth's surface
locationEarth / earththe abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell)
substanceearthonce thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
cognitionearth, worldly concern, earthly concern, worldthe concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife
artifactearth, grounda connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)
VERBperceptionearthhide in the earth like a hunted animal
contactearthconnect to the earth
Earth / earth > pronunciation
Soundser'th
Rhymesberth ... worth / Worth: 17 rhymes with erth...
English > Earth / earth: 9 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningThe 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on.
Synonymsworld, globe
Instance ofterrestrial planetA planet having a compact rocky surface like the Earth's
Member ofsolar systemThe sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field
PartsVan Allen beltA belt of charged particles (resulting from cosmic rays) above the Earth trapped by the Earth's magnetic field
atmosphere, airThe mass of air surrounding the Earth
hemispherehalf of the terrestrial globe
hydrosphereThe watery layer of the earth's surface
land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firmaThe solid part of the earth's surface
lithosphere, geosphereThe solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer mantle
skyThe atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth
Spanishglobo, globo terráqueo, globo terrestre, mundo, Tierra, tierra
Catalanglobus terraqüi, món, Terra, terra
Adjectivesextraterrestrialoriginating or located or occurring outside Earth or its atmosphere
planetary, terrestrialof or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
Nounsearthlingan inhabitant of the earth
English > earth: 9 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningThe loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface.
Example"they dug into the earth outside the church"
Synonymground
Narrowerdiatomaceous earth, diatomite, kieselguhrA light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used as a filtering material
moraineaccumulated earth and stones deposited by a glacier
saproliteA deposit of clay and disintegrating rock that is found in its original place
soil, dirtThe part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
Broadermaterial, stuffThe tangible / tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
Spanishsuelo, tierra
Catalanterra
Adjectivesearthenmade of earth (or baked clay)
earthyof or consisting of or resembling earth
Verbsearthconnect to the earth
earthhide in the earth like a hunted animal
English > earth: 9 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningThe solid part of the earth's surface.
Example "the earth shook for several minutes"
Synonymsland, dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma
InstancesAmericaNorth America and South America and Central America
Part ofEarth, earth, world, globeThe 3rd planet from the sun
NarrowerarchipelagoA group of many islands in a large body of water
beachfrontA strip of land running along a beach
cape, nessA strip of land projecting into a body of water
coastal plainA plain adjacent to a coast
floorThe ground on which people and animals move about
forelandLand forming the forward margin of something
forest, woodland, timberland, timberLand that is covered with trees and shrubs
islandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
isthmusA relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger / larger land areas
landmass, land massA large continuous extent of land
mainlandThe main land mass of a country or continent
neckA narrow elongated projecting strip of land
oxbowThe land inside an oxbow bend in a river
peninsulaA large mass of land projecting into a body of water
plain, field, champaignextensive tract of level open land
slashAn open tract of land in a forest / forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind)
wonderlandA place or scene of great or strange beauty or wonder
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishsuelo, terreno, tierra firme, tierra
Catalansòl, terra ferma, terra
Adjectivessemiterrestrialchiefly but not exclusively terrestrial / terrestrial / terrestrial / terrestrial / terrestrial
tellurian, telluric, terrestrial, terreneof or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
Verbsearthconnect to the earth
English > Earth / earth: 9 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningThe abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell).
BroaderlocationA point or extent in space
Spanishtierra
Catalanterra
Adjectivesearthlyof or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven
English > earth: 9 senses > noun 5, substance
MeaningOnce thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles).
BroaderelementOne of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe
Usage ofarchaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
Spanishtierra
Catalanterra
English > earth: 9 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningThe concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife.
Synonymsworldly concern, earthly concern, world
BroaderconcernSomething that interests you because it is important or affects you
English > earth: 9 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage).
Synonymground
CategoryelectricityA physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
Broaderconnection, connexion, connector, connecter, connectiveAn instrumentality that connects
Spanishmasa, tierra
Catalanterra
English > earth: 9 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaninghide in the earth like a hunted animal.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderhide, hide outBe or go into hiding
Nounsearththe loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
English > earth: 9 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningConnect to the earth.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"earth the circuit"
BroadergroundConnect to a ground
Nounsearththe solid part of the earth's surface
earththe loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
earthingfastening electrical equipment to earth

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