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Spanish translation of “earth”

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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