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.

Other Words for Radiation

Radiation Adjective Synonyms: emission, emanation, diffusion, dispersal, shedding

Other Words for Terrestrial

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


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

Radiational Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Radiational Tide: Periodic variations in sea level primarily related to meteorological changes such as the semi daily (solar) cycle in barometric pressure, daily (solar) land and sea breezes, and seasonal (annual) chan MORE

Radiational Cooling

Science / Weather / Radiational Cooling: The cooling of the earth's surface and the adjacent air. Although it occurs primarily at night, it happens when the earth's surface suffers a net loss of heat due to outgoing radiation. 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 Planet

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