The 4th element of alchemical tradition; the essence of grounding and stability; element of the North and the nature of balance.
Third planet from the sun, a terrestrial planet.
[The Hitchhiker`s Guide to the Galaxy]
...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_(The_Hitchhiker`s_Guide_to_the_Galaxy)
==Synopsis== Written in the past tense, the book`s stated purpose is to serve as a Baedeker travel guide for an alien civilization that discovers Earth after humanity has died out, most likely by its own hands. As such, Earth (The Book) attempts to chronicle the history of the planet and the human race from the beginning to the p...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_(The_Book)
Earth is the collective noun for a group of foxes.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/BE.HTM
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun . Found on http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/glossary/
- (archaic) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles) 2. [n] - the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface 3. [n] - the 3rd planet from the sun 4. [n] - the abode of mortals (as contrasted with heaven or hell) 5. [v] - hide in the earth, as of a hunted fox 6. [v...Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=Earth
The planet we live on.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20442
The British version of the term Ground (In electronics, a place that has zero volts).
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20447
SOLAR SYSTEM - PLANETARY ORBITAL DATA
Average dist.from Sun (AU) - 1.000
Min. distance from Sun (AU) - 0.983
Max. distance from Sun (AU) - 1.017
Eccentricity of orbit - 0.017
Inclination to ecliptic(°) - 0.00SOLAR SYSTEM - PLANETARY PERIODS AND MOTIONS
Sidereal period (days or...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20448
The planet we live on.Found on http://www.solarspace.co.uk/Glossary.php
A protective device by which an electrical circuit is connected to the general mass of earth so as to ensure an immediate discharge of energy reducing danger.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20474
see ground.Found on http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/music%20tech%20glossary/Music%20Tech%20Gl
The third planet from the sun in the solar system. Other planets possess oceans or/and an atmosphere, but Earth is so far the only planet known to be inhabited by carbon based life.The Earth revolves around the sun on an elliptical orbit. One orbit takes 365.2422 days to complete.Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/e/a/earth/source.html
Can mean a connection to the earth itself or the negative lead to the chassis or any point to zero voltage. Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/e/a/earth_/source.html
Used, in connection with the radio apparatus carried by an aeroplane, to describe the metallic portions of an airframe which are connected by bonding wires to give electrical continuity and so to serve the purpose of an 'earth'.
Found on http://www.aeroplanemonthly.com/glossary/
A connection between the earth or ground and an electrical circuit; also a terminal to which this connection is made.
Found on http://www.victoriaplumb.com/bathroom_DIY/a-to-z-bathroom-glossary.html
[ Anglo-Saxon eor...e
; akin to Old Saxon ertha
, OFries. irthe
, Dutch aarde
, Old High German erda
, German erde
, Icelandic jör...
, Swedish & Danish jord
, Goth. aīrpa
, Old High German ero
, Greek ..., ad...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/2
Earth transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Earthed ; present participle & verbal noun Earthing .] 1. To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den. 'The fox is earthed .' Dryden. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/2
Earth intransitive verb
To burrow. Tickell. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/2
1. <astronomy> Planet that is the third in order from the sun. It is one of the four inner or terrestrial planets of the solar system. ... 2. 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...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
the abode of mortals (as contrasted with heaven or hell); `it was hell on earth`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
• (n.) A hole in the ground, where an animal hides himself; as, the earth of a fox. • (n.) A similar oxide, having a slight alkaline reaction, as lime, magnesia, strontia, baryta. • (v. t.) To cover with earth or mold; to inter; to bury; -- sometimes with up. • (n.) Any earthy-looking metallic oxide, as alumina, glucina, zirconi...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/earth/
(from the article `motion picture, history of the`) ...Ukrainian history; Arsenal (1929), an epic film poem about the effects of revolution and civil war upon the Ukraine; and Zemlya (Earth, 1930), ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/e/2
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