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Translation of "earth" - English-Spanish dictionary

earth

noun   /ɜːθ/
the earth ( also the Earth)
B1 the planet that we live on la Tierra
[no plural] soil or ground tierra a pile of earth
how, what, why, etc. on earth informal
used when you are extremely surprised, confused, or angry about something cómo, qué, por qué, etc. demonios How on earth did this happen? Why on earth didn’t you tell me before?
(Definition of earth from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

earth

noun /əːð/
the third planet in order of distance from the Sun; the planet on which we live Tierra Is Earth nearer the Sun than Mars is? the geography of the earth.
the world as opposed to heaven tierra heaven and earth.
soil tierra Fill the plant pot with earth.
dry land; the ground tierra the earth, sea and sky.
a burrow or hole of an animal, especially of a fox. madriguera
(a wire that provides) an electrical connection with the earth. tierra
earthen adjective
(of a floor etc) made of earth de barro, de arcilla an earthern pot.
earthly adjective
of or belonging to this world; not heavenly or spiritual terrenal this earthly life.
possible que no sirve para nada en absoluto This gadget has no earthly use.
earthenware noun
a kind of pottery coarser than china noun: loza en barro cocido, artesanía en barro. Adjective: de barro, de cerámica (also adjective) an earthenware dish.
earthquake noun
a shaking of the earth’s surface terremoto The village was destroyed by an earthquake.
earth science noun
a science, such as geography or geology, that involves studying the Earth Ciencias de la tierra the Department of Earth Sciences at Durham University.
earthworm noun
(usually worm) a kind of small animal with a ringed body and no backbone, living in damp earth. lombriz de tierra, gusano de tierra
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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