Earth

Technology / Home Audio / Earth: An electrical connection to the earth, which represents 0 volts or 'ground potential' by way of a metal or conductive rod.

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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Alkaline Earth

Science / Chemistry / Alkaline Earth: An oxide of an alkaline earth metal, which produces an alkaline solution in reaction with water. MORE

Alkaline Earth Metal

Science / Chemistry / Alkaline Earth Metal: (alkali metal) The Group 2 elements, beryllium (Be), magnesium (Mg), calcium (Ca), strontium (Sr), barium (Ba), and radium (Ra) form alkaline oxides and hydroxides and are called 'alkaline earth metal MORE

Rare Earth

Science / Chemistry / Rare Earth: An oxide of a rare earth element. 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

Earthiness

Life Style / Coffee / Earthiness: Earthiness is a flavor defect deriving from careless, primitive processing that in some contexts may be seen as virtues. Some Harrar coffees sold in specialty stores may have a hint of wildness or ear MORE

Earth Day

Life Style / Holiday / Earth Day: In 1970, Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin proclaimed April 22 to be 'Earth Day,' he helped give birth to a historic movement. Earth Day 1970 became the largest organized demonstration in US history. More t MORE

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