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1. terrestrial

adjective. ['tɝˈɛstriːəl'] of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air.

Synonyms

  • telluric
  • terrene

Antonyms

  • hermitic
  • unmercenary
  • eremitical

Etymology

  • terrestris (Latin)
  • terra (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Terrestrial Planet

  • granite
  • granat
  • manatt
  • janet

Example sentences of the word terrestrial-planet


1. Noun Phrase
When the heavier, rockier material begins to collide, it forms dense, rocky planets called terrestrial planets.

2. Noun Phrase
The primordial nebula theory is not complete and doesn't explain how the terrestrial planets formed atmospheres.

2. terrestrial

adjective. ['tɝˈɛstriːəl'] of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants.

Antonyms

  • national

Etymology

  • terrestris (Latin)
  • terra (Latin)

3. terrestrial

adjective. ['tɝˈɛstriːəl'] operating or living or growing on land.

Synonyms

  • overland

Antonyms

  • amphibious
  • extraordinary

Etymology

  • terrestris (Latin)
  • terra (Latin)

4. terrestrial

adjective. ['tɝˈɛstriːəl'] concerned with the world or worldly matters.

Synonyms

  • worldly
  • temporal
  • secular

Antonyms

  • pious
  • clergy
  • clergyman
  • immortal

Etymology

  • terrestris (Latin)
  • terra (Latin)

5. terrestrial

adjective. ['tɝˈɛstriːəl'] of this earth.

Synonyms

  • earthly
  • sublunary

Antonyms

  • sacred
  • naive
  • permanent

Etymology

  • terrestris (Latin)
  • terra (Latin)

6. planet

noun. ['ˈplænət'] (astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction.

Synonyms

  • Phosphorus
  • Lucifer
  • Jovian planet
  • heavenly body
  • major planet
  • morning star
  • celestial body
  • superior planet
  • terrestrial planet
  • biosphere
  • inferior planet
  • solar system
  • gas giant
  • outer planet

Antonyms

  • inner
  • superior
  • commander
  • someone

Etymology

  • planete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • planeta (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. planet

noun. ['ˈplænət'] a person who follows or serves another.

Synonyms

  • follower

Antonyms

  • spearhead
  • patrician

Etymology

  • planete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • planeta (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. planet

noun. ['ˈplænət'] any celestial body (other than comets or satellites) that revolves around a star.

Synonyms

  • celestial body

Antonyms

  • bellwether
  • misleader

Etymology

  • planete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • planeta (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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