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earth noun

  /ɜːθ/ , /ɜθ/ , /ɝθ/ , /ɵːθ/
  • (uncountable) Any general rock-based material.
  • The ground, land (as opposed to the sky or sea).
  • (British) A connection electrically to the earth ((US) ground); on equipment: a terminal connected in that manner.
  • The world of our current life (as opposed to heaven or an afterlife).
  • (alchemy, philosophy, and, Taoism) The aforementioned soil- or rock-based material, considered one of the four or five classical elements.
  • (uncountable) Soil.
terre, sol
  • The lair or den (as a hole in the ground) of an animal such as a fox.

earth verb

  /ɜːθ/ , /ɜθ/ , /ɝθ/ , /ɵːθ/
  • (transitive) To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den.
  • (UK, transitive) To connect electrically to the earth.
mettre à la terre, relier à la terre

Earth properNoun

  /ɜːθ/ , /ɝθ/
  • The third planet of the Solar System; the world upon which humans live.
Terre, terre

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