Definitions of earth

  1. To retire underground; to burrow.
  2. To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den.
  3. To cover with earth or mold; to inter; to bury; - sometimes with up.
  4. To hide or cause to hide in the earth: to bury.
  5. To burrow.
  6. connect to the earth, as of a circuit
  7. To hide in the earth, as to earth a fox; to cover with earth.
  8. To hide in the ground; to cover with mould; to burrow.
  9. a connection between an electrical device and the earth ( which is a zero voltage)
  10. the concerns of the world as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; " they consider the church to be independent of the world"
  11. the abode of mortals ( as contrasted with heaven or hell); " it was hell on earth"
  12. the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; " they dug into the earth outside the church"
  13. once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe ( Empedocles)
  14. connect to the earth; " earth the circuit"
  15. hide in the earth like a hunted animal
  16. 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.
  17. The solid materials which make up the globe, in distinction from the air or water; the dry land.
  18. A part of this globe; a region; a country; land.
  19. Worldly things, as opposed to spiritual things; the pursuits, interests, and allurements of this life.
  20. The people on the globe.
  21. Any earthy- looking metallic oxide, as alumina, glucina, zirconia, yttria, and thoria.
  22. A similar oxide, having a slight alkaline reaction, as lime, magnesia, strontia, baryta.
  23. A hole in the ground, where an animal hides himself; as, the earth of a fox.
  24. A plowing.
  25. The connection of any part an electric conductor with the ground; specif., the connection of a telegraph line with the ground through a fault or otherwise.
  26. The globe or planet on which we live; the solid materials which compose the globe; ground; soil; a region or land; worldly things or interests; the inhabitants of the globe.
  27. The matter on the surface of the globe: soil: dry land, as opposed to sea: the world: the people of this world.
  28. Soil; dry land; the world.
  29. The particles which compose the solid mass of the globe; the particles which form the fine mould on its surface; any indefinite mass or portion of that matter; certain metallic oxides; the globe as a planet; the world, as opposed to other scenes of existence; its inhabitants; dry land, opposed to the sea; country, region, or a distinct part of the globe; the ground; a low condition.
  30. Mould; hole of a fox; the mass of the globe; the ground; land; the world; its inhabitants; in chem., a solid, opaque, friable substance, without lustre, and incombustible.
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