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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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England forward Theo Walcott netted a hat-trick as Premier League new boys Blackpool were brought back down to earth with a 6-0 thrashing at Arsenal.
England were brought back down to earth with a bump in Pakistan this winter as they failed to follow up last summer's Ashes heroics.
The dot-com craze got brought back down to earth, but many of the technologies are here to stay and are changing the way companies are engaging in their processes," said Dick Roby, director of the insurance group at TowerGroup.
Still on a high after last week's 81-74 victory over Rain or Shine, Ginebra was brought back down to earth with a 91-84 loss to GlobalPort on Sunday.
But he was brought back down to earth as the 11-times grand slam champion claimed five games in a row before wrapping up the match when Thiem smacked a backhand wide.
Anyone who is still riding high on the wave of euphoria from the Yes vote will be brought back down to earth with a bump after reading how the chef was brutally kicked and punched in his own home simply because of his sexuality.
Every time we dared to lift our heads we were brought back down to earth with a bump.
STEVENAGE 5 CHELTENHAM 1 CHELTENHAM were brought back down to earth with a shuddering halt at Stevenage after their FA Cup heroics against Swindon Town.
After Tuesday night's FA Cup heroics against Conference North side Colwyn Bay, Town were brought back down to earth as their league rivals went 2-0 up inside 13 minutes.
HUDDERSFIELD Giants Under 19s were brought back down to earth with a bump following their heroics against Leeds at Headingley last week.
And retailers were brought back down to earth after a strong session on Thursday in the wake of better-than-expected trading figures from Marks & Spencer, WH Smith and Mothercare.
PALERMO climbed off the foot of the Serie A table for the first time in eight weeks after a 2-0 victory at home to Roma last Saturday but they remain in deep trouble and could be brought back down to earth by a defeat at mid-table Sampdoria today, writes Dan Childs.