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terrestrial

(tə-rĕs′trē-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the earth or its inhabitants.
2. Biology Living or growing on land or on or in the ground; not aquatic, arboreal, or epiphytic: terrestrial mammals; terrestrial apes; terrestrial orchids.
3. Astronomy Similar to the planet earth in size or composition: terrestrial planets.
4. Transmitted from structures on the earth and not involving satellites: terrestrial radio.
5. Archaic Of or relating to the earth rather than heaven.
n.
An inhabitant of the earth.

ter·res′tri·al·ly adv.
ter·res′tri·al·ness n.

terrestrial

of the land as opposed to water or air.
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The report, called Terrestrial TV in the Arab World, indicated that there are 121 terrestrial TV stations broadcasting in eighteen Arab countries.
Local terrestrial TV stations are still alive in the region, but regulations and market dynamics have ensured that - except in a few countries- the number of terrestrial TV stations has not grown in the past few years, said the report titles "Terrestrial TV in the Arab World 2009".
The 24-page report, which has 24 detailed exhibits, provides a detailed analysis of the terrestrial TV channels in the 19 Arab countries of Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE and Yemen.
for start up of the world's first commercial terrestrial digital broadcasting commercial service.
But terrestrial radio has long abused its audience with tight play and not even identifying the songs they play.
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Based on strong customer demand, we deliver our digital terrestrial tuners to the DTV, STB, and PC-DTV markets.
Thus, superficial contact may occur frequently between bats and terrestrial mammals (including humans), but may be unlikely to result in a productive infection unless L.
And because terrestrial digital broadcasting is highly compatible with mobile devices, it's plausible that TV programs will soon be available on keitai handsets and PDAs.
The structure of the amino acids also suggests that they are terrestrial contaminants, Bada's team asserts.
In a multibillion-dollar industry that runs on fractions of ratings points with analysts pinpointing listeners according to what model car they drive, terrestrial radio works by identifying a broad target audience and aiming straight at its core, within the limited geographic range of the station's signal.

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