tellurian, telluric, terrestrial, terrene(adj)
of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
"planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley ; "the planetary tilt"; "this terrestrial ball"
operating or living or growing on land
concerned with the world or worldly matters
"mundane affairs"; "he developed an immense terrestrial practicality"
sublunar, sublunary, terrestrial(adj)
of this earth
"transcendental motives for sublunary actions"; "fleeting sublunary pleasures"; "the nearest to an angelic being that treads this terrestrial ball"
Of, relating to, or inhabiting the land of the Earth or its inhabitants.
Of, relating to, or composed of land.
Living or growing in or on land (as opposed to other habitat); not aquatic, etc.
a terrestrial plant
Concerned with the world or worldly matters.
Of or pertaining to the second highest degree of glory.
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On Earth, we can predict if it is going to rain pretty much anywhere in the world very accurately, and space weather just isn't there yet, our predictions lag behind terrestrial weather by 50 years, if not more. What we need is to grasp the underlying physics behind space weather, and this starts at the Sun, which is what The Inouye Solar Telescope will study over the next decades.
To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit.
Today, birds are the most diverse and globally widespread group of terrestrial vertebrate animals -- there are nearly 11,000 living species, only a handful of ancestral bird lineages succeeded in surviving the mass extinction event 66 million years ago, and all of today's amazing living bird diversity can be traced to these ancient survivors.
This discovery overturns decades-old ideas that non-bird dinosaurs were restricted to terrestrial environments, so, yes, we believe that this discovery does indeed revolutionize our understanding of dinosaur biology.
It's not necessarily habitable just because it's water – at least to terrestrial organisms.
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- terrestreCatalan, Valencian
- irdisch, terrestrisch, LandGerman
- maa, maanpäällinenFinnish
- ziemski, nadziemny, naziemnyPolish
- terrestre, térreoPortuguese
- terestru, neacvaticRomanian
- земной, сухопутный, наземныйRussian
- زمینی جسموںUrdu
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