Diatomaceous Earth

Science / Biology / Diatomaceous Earth: Fossilized deposits of diatoms; used for abrasives, polishes and as a filtering agent.

Other Words for Earth

Earth Noun Plural Synonyms: globe, mother earth, planet, world, blue planet, Terra
Earth Noun Synonyms: soil, dirt, loam, sod, clay, turf, ground, mould
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Earthy

Life Style / Coffee / Earthy: An odor taint in the coffee beans that produces a dirt-like taste sensation. Results when fats in the coffee beans absorb organic materials from the ground in the drying process during harvesting. Als MORE

Focus (Earthquake)

Science / Geology / Focus (Earthquake): The point at which the rupture occurs: synonymous with hypocenter. MORE

Earthquake Strap

Business / Construction / Earthquake Strap: A metal strap used to secure gas hot water heaters to the framing or foundation of a house. Intended to reduce the chances of having the water heater fall over in an earthquake and causing a gas leak. MORE

Earthquake Safety Disclosure

Business / Real Estate / Earthquake Safety Disclosure: By California law, real estate agents or owners are required to prepare a Residential Earthquake Hazards Report disclosing the earthquake safety preparedness of all houses sold in the state. MORE

Earthquake

Science / Geology / Earthquake: The violent oscillatory motion of the ground caused by the passage of seismic waves radiating from a fault along which sudden movement has taken place. MORE

Hearth

Business / Construction / Hearth: The fireproof area directly in front of a fireplace. The inner or outer floor of a fireplace, usually made of brick, tile, or stone. MORE

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