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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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That is their one and only playoff success so far and they were brought back to earth with a bump on Saturday when they crashed 5-1 at Anderlecht.
But the timing of that event remains a topic for debate, as scientists continue to argue over the age of lunar rocks and soil samples brought back to Earth by the Apollo astronauts, Science Daily reported.
reinhardtii and two of the four mutant strains to photosynthe size and grow, both in space and later when they were brought back to Earth.
Needless to say, the Haryana chief minster, who was riding high at that time, was sharply brought back to earth.
They will hardly travel in the best of moods, having been instantly brought back to earth following their Capital One Cup success by old adversaries Wigan.
Since the loss, Global won six matches and drew once before being brought back to earth by Kaya.
A picture obtained from Iran's Isna news agency purportedly shows the monkey after it was sent into space and brought back to Earth at an undisclosed location in Iran yesterday.
As time passed and instantaneous interplanetary travel became a reality, a microbe brought back to Earth from the planet named Eden caused devastation.
Craig Venter, who is a DNA expert, said that robots could be sent into the space to gather the DNA of alien organisms, which could later be brought back to Earth, the Daily Star reported.
New pictures of the monkey Iran says it sent into space on a rocket, and brought back to earth successfully, have been shown on Iranian state TV.
In Division Two, Amble St Cuthbert were brought back to earth as leaders Bamburgh Castle netted 15 times.
After three straight victories Nomads were brought back to earth last weekend when they lost to Aberystwyth Town.
A huge 382kg of lunar material was brought back to Earth in total.
OFUNATO, Japan - An exhibition of a capsule and other items brought back to earth by Japan's Hayabusa unmanned space probe in 2010 began Thursday in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, in a bid to lift residents' spirits while the city tries to recover from the March 11 tsunami.
TAMWORTH were brought back to earth after their FA Cup excitement losing 3-1 at Forest Green.