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terrestrial globe

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  • terrestrial globe — terrestrial globe, terrestrial ball, or terrestrial sphere, 1. the earth. 2. a sphere with a map of the earth on it …   Useful english dictionary

  • terrestrial globe. — See under globe (def. 3). [1550 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • terrestrial globe. — See under globe (def. 3). [1550 60] …   Useful english dictionary

  • terrestrial globe — Earth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • terrestrial globe — noun a spherical representation of the earth with a map on the surface …   English new terms dictionary

  • Terrestrial — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Representing, or consisting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • terrestrial sphere — terrestrial globe, terrestrial ball, or terrestrial sphere, 1. the earth. 2. a sphere with a map of the earth on it …   Useful english dictionary

  • terrestrial ball — terrestrial globe, terrestrial ball, or terrestrial sphere, 1. the earth. 2. a sphere with a map of the earth on it …   Useful english dictionary

  • terrestrial — [tə res′trē əl] adj. [ME terrestrialle < L terrestris < terra,TERRA] 1. of this world; worldly; earthly; mundane 2. of, constituting, or representing the earth [a terrestrial globe] 3. consisting of land as distinguished from water 4.… …   English World dictionary

  • Globe — A globe is a three dimensional scale model of Earth (terrestrial globe) or other spheroid celestial body such as a planet, star, or moon. It may also refer to a spherical representation of the celestial sphere, showing the apparent positions of… …   Wikipedia

  • terrestrial — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or on or relating to the earth; earthly. 2 a of or on dry land. b Zool. living on or in the ground (opp. AQUATIC, ARBOREAL, AERIAL). c Bot. growing in the soil (opp. AQUATIC, EPIPHYTIC). 3 Astron. (of a planet) similar in size …   Useful english dictionary

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