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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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Nonetheless, it is worth recalling the framework that--even if only as an ideal--once sustained a vital community of earthenware potters and produced an unceasing replication of new, pure pots.
He pointed out that the sculpture had to have been made well before 1935, when the Leach Pottery changed from earthenware to stoneware, and he recognized the maker's mark on the sculpture as a 1920s mark--reassurance of Leach as its maker.
Until that time, 1918 or 1919, it was generally believed by Japanese archaeologists that these two different kinds of earthenware were produced at the same time, since two different cultures or races co-existed during the same period.
Last year, a separate group of National Museum researchers who undertook excavations in two other caves in Tigayon Hill found artifacts which included a rare bead, earthenware and human teeth.
Evidence of a flint mill was also found, together with what was left of a brick settlling tank containing the white paste used in the manufacture of earthenware pottery.
Vally Wieselthier, Frauenkopf (1928), glazed red earthenware, 14 1/2" x 7 1/2".
Willis added to the publication that the earthenware turned out to be so good that the people took it away from the patients and started selling it.
Green (1973: 24) was originally inclined to classify the unglazed sherds as Fine Plain (here Fineware, Figure 2d,e), but the possibility remained that they were Red Earthenware (Allen 1976: 27).
Which savoury spread is named after the French word for a type of earthenware pot?
deeply hued earthenware collection created by Portuguese-born designer Theresa Lundahl.
Going up against ruthless foreign crime syndicates, uncovering priceless earthenware and having run in with busybodies from the local council, it was all implausibly in a day's work for likeable but roguish antiques dealer Lovejoy.
He shared with me his findings and introduced me to wood-fired earthenware bottle kilns while I participated in a workshop at his home in Oosterwolde.