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Spanish translation of “earth”


noun /əːð/
the third planet in order of distance from the Sun; the planet on which we live Is Earth nearer the Sun than Mars is? the geography of the earth. the world as opposed to heaven heaven and earth. soil Fill the plant pot with earth. dry land; the ground the earth, sea and sky. a burrow or hole of an animal, especially of a fox. (a wire that provides) an electrical connection with the earth. earthen adjective (of a floor etc) made of earth.
de tierra
earthly adjective of or belonging to this world; not heavenly or spiritual this earthly life. possible
que no sirve para nada en absoluto
This gadget has no earthly use.
earthenware noun, adjective (of) a kind of pottery coarser than china
de barro
an earthenware dish.
earthquake noun a shaking of the earth’s surface The village was destroyed by an earthquake. earthworm noun (usually worm) a kind of small animal with a ringed body and no backbone, living in damp earth. on earth used for emphasis
qué demonios; del mundo
What on earth are you doing? the stupidest man on earth.
run to earth to find (something or someone) after a long search
dar con alguien
He ran his friend to earth in the pub.
(Definition of earth from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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