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English definition of “earthward”

earthward

adverb uk   /ɜːθ.wəd/ us    /ˈɝːθ.wɚd/ ( also earthwards,   /-wədz/    /-wɚdz/)
towards the Earth, from the air or from space: The plane began to spiral earthward.
earthward
adjective uk   us  
an earthward descent
(Definition of earthward from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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