earthwards
adverb see earthward

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • earthwards — [ʉrth′wərdz] adv. EARTHWARD * * * See earthward. * * * …   Universalium

  • earthwards — [ʉrth′wərdz] adv. EARTHWARD …   English World dictionary

  • earthwards — adverb see earthward * * * earthˈward adverb (also earthˈwards) Towards the earth adjective Moving towards the earth • • • Main Entry: ↑earth * * * earthwards UK [ˈɜː(r)θwə(r)dz] US [ˈɜrθw …   Useful english dictionary

  • Earthwards — Earthward Earth ward, Earthwards Earth wards, adv. Toward the earth; opposed to {heavenward} or {skyward}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • earthwards — earth|wards [ˈə:θwədz US ˈə:rθwərdz] adv also earthward [ wəd US wərd] towards the earth s surface ▪ The missile fell earthwards. >earthward adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • earthwards — also earth.ward adverb in a direction towards the earth s surface: The missile fell earthwards. earthward adjective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • earthwards — UK [ˈɜː(r)θwə(r)dz] / US [ˈɜrθwərdz] adverb towards the earth a meteor hurtling earthwards …   English dictionary

  • earthwards — earth ► NOUN 1) (also Earth) the planet on which we live. 2) the substance of the land surface; soil. 3) Brit. electrical connection to the ground, regarded as having zero electrical potential. 4) the underground lair of a badger or fox. 5) one… …   English terms dictionary

  • earthwards — adjective Towards the earth; earthward …   Wiktionary

  • earthwards — earth·wards || ÉœrθlɪwÉ™(r)dz /ɜːθ adv. in the direction of earth …   English contemporary dictionary

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