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Definition of Terrestrial
Terrestrial Ter*res"tri*al, n.
An inhabitant of the earth.
TerrestrialTerrestrial Ter*res"tri*al, a. [L. terrestris, from terra the
earth. See Terrace.]
1. Of or pertaining to the earth; existing on the earth;
earthly; as, terrestrial animals. ``Bodies terrestrial.'
--1 Cor. xv. 40.
2. Representing, or consisting of, the earth; as, a
terrestrial globe. ``The dark terrestrial ball.'
3. Of or pertaining to the world, or to the present state;
Vain labors of terrestrial wit. --Spenser.
A genius bright and base, Of towering talents, and
terrestrial aims. --Young.
4. Consisting of land, in distinction from water; belonging
to, or inhabiting, the land or ground, in distinction from
trees, water, or the like; as, terrestrial serpents.
The terrestrial parts of the globe. --Woodward.
5. Adapted for the observation of objects on land and on the
earth; as, a terrestrial telescope, in distinction from an
astronomical telescope. -- Ter*res"tri*al*ly, adv. --
Meaning of Terrestrial from wikipedia
- Look up terrestrial
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Terrestrial refers
to things related
to land or the planet
may also refer
- Terrestrial animals
that live predominantly
on land (e.g. cats, chickens, ants, spiders), as compared
- E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
E.T.) is a 1982 American science fiction
by Steven Spielberg
- Terrestrial television
or over-the-air television
(OTA) is a type of television broadcasting
the signal transmission occurs
via radio waves
- A terrestrial
planet, or rocky
planet, is a planet
that is composed primarily
of silicate rocks
or metals. Within
- Terrestrial ecosystems
that are found
on land. Examples include
tundra, taiga, temperate deciduous
rain forest, gr****land...
- A terrestrial plant
is a plant
on, in, or from land. Other types
(living in water), epiphytic
(living on trees) and lithophytic...
- conservation. Terrestrial ecoregions
are land ecoregions, as distinct
ecoregions. In this context, terrestrial
is used to mean...
- Digital terrestrial television
(DTTV, DTT, or DTTB) is a technology
for terrestrial television where television stations broadcast television
to live predominantly
on land. Examples
of terrestrial crabs
in the families Gecarcinidae
and Gecarcinucidae, as well...
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