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the celestial body where humans live

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Synonyms for earth

the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface

the abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell)

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once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife

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

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connect to the earth

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Physics tutor Vinay Thawaite said: "We have samples of moon rocks brought back to earth by Apollo 15, 16 and 17.
For the pre-match favourites, kings of Paris only two weeks ago, were brought back to earth following a splendid win for Wales.
League Cup giant-killers Airdrie were brought back to earth when beaten 1-0 by struggling Morton.
They are brought back to Earth as stowaways in the space shuttle, which lands at Edwards Air Force Base.
It was taken near the end of the long life of the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 - Hubble's workhorse camera up until the recent Servicing Mission, when it was removed and brought back to Earth.
HAVING won their first four matches of this season's IPL, Deccan Chargers have been brought back to earth with two straight defeats.
LEYTON Orient have had a great start but we feel they will be brought back to earth by NORTHAMPTON today.
After the extraordinary warmth with which I was greeted during my visit to Shanghai and Beijing businesses I was brought back to earth with a jolt in Britain.
Just four days later, Scotland were brought back to earth with a 6-0 drubbing in the second leg in Amsterdam
Coca-cola Rhondda Rebels were brought back to earth after clinching their second successive women's basketball league title with an 87-68 defeat at Manchester Mystics yesterday.
The hoopla was fuelled when the teams drew in an pulsating game, but things were well and truly brought back to earth when the Banner walked away with a 10-point win.
but he added that he was soon brought back to earth with a bump.
Such a mission would not see astronauts visit the Martian surface directly, but it would allow them to explore it using remotely controlled robots, which could potentially retrieve rock samples that could be brought back to Earth for more detailed study, according to one of the committee's presentations.
The jockey had two rides, and was immediately brought back to earth when pulling up on High Oscar in the handicap chase, before finishing second on Ten Day Wonder in the bumper.
Just days after beating Nottingham Forest, Wilson's men were brought back to earth thanks to a double from Billy Sharp.