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earth
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Part of Speech(名) noun, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
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(名) As a noun
  1. A connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage).
  2. The concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife.
  3. The solid part of the earth's surface.
  4. The loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface.
  5. Once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles).
  6. The abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell).
    • The 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on.
    (动) As a verb
    1. Connect to the earth.
      • Hide in the earth like a hunted animal.
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