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Synonyms for earth

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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Lionel Messi was brought back to earth yesterday when he met Celtic superfan Jay Beatty.
The Lions hitman went wild after his injury-time header hit the net before he was brought back to earth with a booking for protesting the ref's decision.
Some of the experiments will be carried out in a recoverable capsule which will be brought back to earth. It is the second of four satellites under an experimental space programme by the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Finally she is brought back to earth by her mother calling her, discovering she is back on the city street, with the milk to carry home.
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. However, two other mutant strains flourished, both in space and when they returned.
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.