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earth

(ĕrth),
1. Soil; the soft material of the land, as opposed to rock and sand.
2. An easily pulverized mineral.
3. An insoluble oxide of aluminum or of certain other elements characterized by a high melting point.
[A.S. eorthe]

earth

(ûrth)
n.
1.
a. The land surface of the world.
b. The softer, friable part of land; soil, especially productive soil.
2. Chemistry Any of several metallic oxides, such as alumina or zirconia, that are difficult to reduce and were formerly regarded as elements.
Endothelin A Receptor Antagonist Trial in Heart Failure. A clinical trial that assessed the effects of selective endothelin receptor blockade with darusentan in heart failure
Conclusions Acute endothelin receptor antagonism improves systemic hemodynamics in CHF; chronic ET receptor antagonism worsens CHF symptoms

earth

(ĕrth)
1. Soil; the soft material of the land, as opposed to rock and sand.
2. An easily pulverized mineral.
3. An insoluble oxide of aluminum or of certain other elements characterized by a high melting point.
[A.S. eorthe]

earth,

n one of the five phases, or elements, in Chinese cosmological and medical theory, whose characteristic manifestations include caring, nourishment, stability, support, and familial loyalty.

earth

1. soil; softer part of the land, as distinct from rock.
2. metallic oxides in the form of unchangeable powder.

diatomaceous earth
a fine white powder composed of the siliceous skeletons of diatoms; used in treating diarrhea and as a feed additive. Called also infusorial earth, purified siliceous earth.
infusorial earth
see diatomaceous earth (above).
siliceous earth
see diatomaceous earth (above).

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FA Cup heroes Blyth Spartans were brought back to earth at high-flying Marton in the North East Regional League.
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Coca-Cola Cup shock team Stirling Albion were brought back to earth with a bang, crashing to a 3-1 defeat by Morton.
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The 58,000-pound boosters are brought back to earth for reuse on later launches.
If self-replicating organisms are brought back to Earth, there could be a slim but non-zero chance that they could infect Earth organisms or compete with them in a way that could affect Earth's ecosystems.
Aston Villa's 4-0 win at Blackburn stands out as one of the Premier League results of the season but Stan James are convinced they'll be brought back to earth by Arsenal.
GET SHIRTY: David Healy is brought back to earth after England heroics; DOWNBEAT: A disappointed David Healy shakes hands with Ryan Giggs
But they were brought back to earth in midweek when Premiership newboys Pompey gave them a footballing lesson at Rugby Park.
THE London market was brought back to earth today after 144 points were added to the bluechip index during a buoyant session last Friday.
Having arrived at Chantilly yesterday, Dettori was still coming to terms with his maiden Derby win, although he was brought back to earth when he found the sauna was broken down in the new weighing room, so he had to go to the old jockey's changing room to sweat off the odd pound.
HOT on the heels of Saturday's impressive victory over Coleraine at the Showgrounds, Institute were brought back to earth by Cliftonville in Drumahoe last night.