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terrestrial

adjective uk   us   /təˈres.tri.əl/

terrestrial adjective (EARTH)

formal relating to the planet Earth

terrestrial adjective (ANIMALS)

specialized biology (of animals) living on the land rather than in the sea or air

terrestrial adjective (TELEVISION)

UK (US broadcast) Terrestrial television channels are broadcast from stations on the ground and do not use satellites.
Translations of “terrestrial”
in Chinese (Traditional) 地球的, 與地球有關的…
in Russian земной…
in Turkish yeryüzüne ilişkin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地球的, 与地球有关的…
in Polish ziemski…
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