Definition of Earth

  • (n.) The globe or planet which we inhabit; the world, in distinction from the sun, moon, or stars. Also, this world as the dwelling place of mortals, in distinction from the dwelling place of spirits.
  • (n.) The solid materials which make up the globe, in distinction from the air or water; the dry land.
  • (n.) 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 growth of plants; the visible surface of the globe; the ground; as, loose earth; rich earth.
  • (n.) A part of this globe; a region; a country; land.
  • (n.) Worldly things, as opposed to spiritual things; the pursuits, interests, and allurements of this life.
  • (n.) The people on the globe.
  • (n.) Any earthy-looking metallic oxide, as alumina, glucina, zirconia, yttria, and thoria.
  • (n.) A similar oxide, having a slight alkaline reaction, as lime, magnesia, strontia, baryta.
  • (n.) A hole in the ground, where an animal hides himself; as, the earth of a fox.
  • (v. t.) To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den.
  • (v. t.) To cover with earth or mold; to inter; to bury; -- sometimes with up.
  • (v. i.) To burrow.
  • (n.) A plowing.

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