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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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The Millers were brought back down to earth with a midweek 2-0 defeat to highfliers Highgate but they put up a decent display against the Midland Alliance hopefuls.
Sharp's side were brought back down to earth with a bump when suffering a heavy 56-8 defeat to in-form Super League leaders St Helens last night.
Wycombe got their season going with a 2-0 victory at Chester last Saturday, but they could be brought back down to earth when they host Lincoln today.
PARTICK THISTLE boss Ian McCall was brought back down to earth after Scotland's stunning win in France by a "dreadful" 2-1 defeat by ST JOHNSTONE.
Fresh from the euphoria of last weekend's sensational FA Trophy triumph over Conference leaders Dagenham and Redbridge, Reds were brought back down to earth with an almighty bump.
After producing much improved performances in the final games of 2004, Slaithwaite Saracens were brought back down to earth with a bump as they were beaten 46-0 by Undercliffe.
In the Champions League, they were brought back down to earth with a 2-0 home defeat against Schalke and another salutory experience is in store this evening.
Brought back down to earth following their 4-1 defeat in Cork after winning away in Drogheda the previous game, College on back on the road again.
Though he was not registered in time to play in Stratford's FA Vase win over Tividale, Scheppel made his bow against former team Redditch last Tuesday when Town were brought back down to earth with a 6-0 Birmingham Senior Cup hammering.
But, after 24, he's simply brought back down to earth.
The Blues had been on a high after ending Chelsea's 100 per cent record on Sunday but they were brought back down to earth when Martyn let Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink's shot through his legs for Middlesbrough's winner at Goodison Park.
HIGHFLYING Hull KR were brought back down to earth with a bump yesterday as they were beaten convincingly 26-10 by Harlequins at Craven Park.