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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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This week sees rugby hero Sean O'Brien coming back to earth with a bang after the Rugby World Cup.
A quick rub on a magic lamp later and I was off on a carpet ride with Aladdin and the Genie, before coming back to earth where a mean-looking Jafar provided his autograph.
James Carrick at Legal & General argues it has further to go - and the resulting import prices further to rise, preventing inflation from coming back to earth next year as the Bank predicts.
Out on July 14, the movie's got the Man of Steel (Brandon Routh) coming back to Earth after an absence of several years - to save the planet and win back the woman he loves, Lois Lane.
While you're slowly coming back to earth and getting ready to face the world again, a cup of herbal tea revives and refreshes.
COVENTRY computer consultant Terry Street and shopkeeper John Carvell are coming back to earth after completing the trek of a lifetime through an area of China about to be lost forever.
Experiment samples coming back to Earth will help researchers continue to assess the impact of long-duration spaceflight on the human body.