Terrestrial

Science / Astrology / Terrestrial: Of the Earth, Earth-related.

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Terrestrial Noun Synonyms: earthly, earthbound, worldly, terrene, tellurian or telluric, global, sublunary, subastral, mundane
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Longitude, Geographical Or Terrestrial

Science / Astrology / Longitude, Geographical Or Terrestrial: The distance in arc a given point on Earth lies east or west of the prime meridian, which passes through Greenwich, England (0° longitude). Geographical longitude is measured from 0° to 180°. See a MORE

Terrestrial Planet

Science / Geology / Terrestrial Planet: One of the four rocky planets closest to the sun, which include Mars, Venus, Earth and Mercury. MORE

Terrestrial Broadcasting

Technology / Television (TV) / Terrestrial Broadcasting: A broadcast signal transmitted 'over-the-air' from a ground-based transmitter to an antenna. MORE

Terrestrial Radiation

Science / Weather / Terrestrial Radiation: Long wave radiation that is emitted by the earth back into the atmosphere. Most of it is absorbed by the water vapor in the atmosphere, while less than ten percent is radiated directly into space. MORE

Terrestrial Sediment

Science / Geology / Terrestrial Sediment: A deposit of sediment that accumulated above sea level in lakes, alluvial fans, floodplains, moraines, etc., regardless of its present elevation. MORE

North American Vertical Datum

Science / Tides and Currents / North American Vertical Datum: A fixed reference for elevations determined by geodetic leveling. The datum was derived from a general adjustment of the first-order terrestrial leveling nets of the United States, Canada, and Mexico. MORE

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