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  1. earth

    • IPA[əːθ]

    英式

    • n.
      the planet on which we live; the world;the surface of the world as distinct from the sky or the sea
    • v.
      connect (an electrical device) with the ground;drive (a fox) to its underground lair.
    • verb: earth, 3rd person present: earths, gerund or present participle: earthing, past tense: earthed, past participle: earthed

    • noun: earth, plural noun: earths

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    名詞

    • 1. the planet on which we live; the world the diversity of life on earth 同義詞 world, globe, planet, sphere, orb
    • the surface of the world as distinct from the sky or the sea the pilot brought the plane gently back to earth 同義詞 land, ground, dry land, solid ground, terra firma, ... 更多
    • the present abode of humankind, as distinct from heaven or hell God's will be done on earth as it is in heaven
    • 2. the substance of the land surface; soil a layer of earth 同義詞 soil, topsoil, loam, clay, silt, ... 更多
    • one of the four elements in ancient and medieval philosophy and in astrology (considered essential to the nature of the signs Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn) an earth sign
    • used in names of stable, dense, non-volatile inorganic substances, e.g. fuller's earth these crayons are made with a mixture of native earths plus softeners such as China clay
    • literary the substance of the human body we now commit his body to the ground: earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust
    • 3. British electrical connection to the ground, regarded as having zero electrical potential. ensure metal fittings are electrically bonded to earth
    • 4. the underground den or home of a badger or fox. 同義詞 den, lair, sett, burrow, warren, ... 更多

    動詞

    • 1. British connect (an electrical device) with the ground the front metal panels must be soundly earthed
    • 2. drive (a fox) to its underground lair.
    • (of a fox) run to its underground lair.
    • 3. cover the root and lower stem of a plant with heaped-up earth the stems can be earthed up when the plant is about one foot high
    • n.
      the branch of science dealing with the physical constitution of the earth and its atmosphere: undergraduates in earth science

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a goddess symbolizing fertility and the source of life.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      the branch of science dealing with the physical constitution of the earth and its atmosphere: undergraduates in earth science

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a goddess symbolizing fertility and the source of life.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a type of soil having a brown humus-rich surface layer.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      an unwanted electric current path in a circuit resulting in stray signals or interference, ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a basic type of toilet with dry earth used to cover excrement.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      another term for chufa

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    美式

    • n.
      the planet on which we live; the world: the diversity of life on earth
    • v.
      cover the root and lower stem of a plant with heaped-up earth.

    Oxford American Dictionary