What Does Earth Mean?


Earth is the third planet from the sun on the solar system. It is the fifth largest from planet and it is the only planet that is known to support life. The outer surface of earth is divided into rigid tectonic plates that are constantly in motion.
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(often initial capital letter) the planet third in order from the sun, having an equatorial diameter of 7926 miles (12,755 km) and a polar diameter of 7900 miles (12,714 km), a mean distance from the sun of 92.9 million miles (149.6 million km), and a period of revolution of 365.26 days, and having one satellite.
the inhabitants of this planet, especially the human inhabitants: The whole earth rejoiced.
this planet as the habitation of humans, often in contrast to heaven and hell: to create a hell on earth.
the surface of this planet: to fall to earth.
the solid matter of this planet; dry land; ground.
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The Earth is the third planet from the sun. The Earth is the planet where humans live. Earth can also refer to dirt or terrain that is a part of land.
Earth is the name of the planet we live on. The name comes from the Anglo-Saxon word Erda, which means dirt or ground. Earth is the only planet not named for Roman/Greek mythology. You can find more information here: http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/earth.htm
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