Translation of earth in Spanish:

earth

tierra, n.

Pronunciation: /ərθ//əːθ/

noun

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    • 1.1Religion Astronomy

      tierra feminine
      the earth/Earth la Tierra
      • I'd follow you to the ends of the earth te seguiría hasta el fin del mundo
      • nothing on earth would make me do it no lo haría por nada del mundo
      • you look like nothing on earth with that new hairdo ese peinado te queda espantoso
      • to cost the earth costar un ojo de la cara
      • to promise the earth prometer el oro y el moro
      • We are admonishing those leaders around the world who would invoke war upon the Earth.
      • He believed that the apparent rotation of the heavens was due to the axial rotation of the Earth.
      • I realized then that the Earth is just a giant rock orbiting around the sun in this empty space.
      • You would be scared out of your mind, but there is nothing more important or more desirable than going before God, Creator of heaven and earth.
      • And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away.
      • He presents earth and heaven, flesh and spirit, as both opposite and parallel; they are counterparts that engender each other by turns.
      • Together, heaven and earth offer one hymn, one prayer, one feast, and one doxology.
      • The emphasis that there are heaven and earth founds a distinction between the accessible earth and a transcendent realm that is yet part of the creation.
      • You say the Quran speaks of the sun and moon and that God separated earth from heaven.
      • Never leaving his side, we will gather and store up all of the holy and loving thoughts inspired by the presence of the Lord of heaven and earth.
      • Mercury is also the only planet other than Earth that has a global magnetic field.
      • Neither the Earth nor the Moon is a perfect sphere so they do not behave as a point mass.
      • As the stones at the site indicate, this is a sacred place, a place of communion between heaven and earth, and through his dream Jacob recognizes its powers.
      • It seems that several of the earlier philosophers had concluded that the Earth is a globe.
      • Placed in that high position between heaven and earth, the priest is like Moses in battle: he requires people to hold up his arms.
      • The discovery suggests that life could exist on planets very different from Earth.
      • Helmont saw the cosmos as a living, spiritual organism with no rupture between heaven and earth.
      • In fact, the earthquake was so powerful that the Earth may have even wobbled on its axis.
      • The first chapter deals with the shape and place of the Earth within a spherical universe.
      • God's reign is already present on our earth in mystery.
      • You may literally be in league with the powers of hell, ruin your life upon earth and miss heaven!
      • The course of life on planet Earth might even turn out to be described by such a picture.
      • Holy God of heaven and earth, we are humbled by your divine majesty, and cast about for the best words to honor you.
      • The reason why these huts are here is because we wish to find a way of living that does not cause damage to the Earth.
      • The dust would then scatter some of the sun's rays back into space, cooling off the Earth.
      • The purpose of this project was to help settle the question regarding the shape of the Earth.
      • All that occurs in earth and heaven or in past, present, and future is under the Creator's rule.
      • A new heaven and a new earth will replace the world as we know it today.
      • Galileo used parallax arguments to prove that the New Star could not be close to the Earth.
      • God of heaven and earth, Maker of humankind, I cry to you!
      • This is because Venus and the Earth orbit the Sun at a slight angle to each other.
      • The faithless disciple aims for both heaven and earth and gets neither.
      • Has any other event been powerful enough to rip the veil that separated heaven from earth and reveal a new and living way to the Father?
      • At the side of the Earth nearest the Moon the oceans bulge upwards due to its pull.
      • And then at long last creation's groans and ours shall end and heaven and earth shall be one.
      • Imagine a perturbation of the Earth's orbit big enough to change the size of the sun in the sky.
      • So most of the fuel that a rocket takes on board is needed simply to escape the Earth's gravity.
      • Such a machine would break the bounds of the Earth's gravity and shoot off into space.
      • This makes our very late appearance in the history of the Earth a sensible outcome.
      • Psalm 104 is an extended hymn about the Maker of heaven and earth, the Creator and provider of all.

    • 1.2

      why on earth didn't you warn me? ¿por qué diablos / demonios no me avisaste?
      • who on earth would come visiting at this time? ¿a quién puede ocurrírsele venir de visita a estas horas?

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    • 2.1(land, the ground)

      tierra feminine
      earth, sea and sky tierra, mar y aire
      • to fall to earth caer a tierra
      • to bring sb (back) down to earth hacer bajar de las nubes a algn
      • to come down to earth poner los pies sobre la tierra
      • Sunshine fell through the plastic windows of the hexagonal room and landed on containers of earth now devoid of the necessity for protection.
      • Vertical windows allow an appreciation of the connection between earth and sky.
      • Under the layers of earth, something begins to move.
      • We also used earth in the soil cement floor of the kitchen and one cottage.
      • The loosened earth and weakened banks are more prone to collapsing then.
      • When the flow slowed, the river would deposit its burden of silt, forming a new layer of earth.
      • Made of rammed earth - the soil excavated from the site - the wall alleviated the need to buy soil or use wood to fence the property.
      • A hole is either drilled or dug through the surface layers of earth until a water bearing layer is encountered.
      • Lightning striking earth is the result of a stormy sky - which electrifies clouds with many million volts.
      • Harvest in dry weather, shaking off any loose earth, and leave on the surface of the soil in sun if possible for a few days.
      • The words Mystra had written seemed to sink through the paper and into the very earth itself, like raindrops to a thirsty plant.
      • Cover the ground with cardboard or newspaper, followed by a thin layer of earth.
      • As I watched them float to earth, I thought of the risks I've taken.
      • Water movement through the bodies of earth dams can be studied using the Hele-Shaw models.
      • The fog, a misty white at the very base of the mountain, where trees still grew, gave way to earth and, as earth gave way to sky, sky gave way to storm clouds.
      • They say the trees and the bank of earth next to the railway line currently absorb noise from the trains, and the loss of these will lead to more noise and shaking when they pass.
      • Trotsky asserted that, just as an earthquake revealed the layers of earth and rock beneath the surface, so a social upheaval would uncover the layers of society and its myriad forms.
      • At the end of each day the rubbish deposits are covered in a layer of earth, and there are stringent measures to stop polluted water leaking into the ground.
      • As the fat, large drops fell from the heavens and hit the parched earth, the land that had once been in a drought rejoiced, and the angels were glad.
      • January's garden is one huddled below ground; its plants submerged beneath a thick layer of frozen earth, itself shrouded beneath a thick carpet of snow.
      • We come to a bridge under construction, the solid grey concrete piles in stark contrast to the compacted red earth comprising the river banks.
      • Veil desperately tried to leap out, but a big clod of earth landed on his head.
      • Her hands were covered with rubber gloves, and they were soiled with earth.
      • Filling materials in an earth dam should be stable against seepage.
      • In this case a motorcyclist was injured in a collision at a junction where visibility was restricted by a bank of earth on land owned by British Rail.
      • I am 100 percent certain man and dinosaurs walked the earth at the same time.
      • The earth plummeted into what appeared to be a succession of bottomless valleys, first on our left, then our right, as we meandered ever upwards.
      • The weapons were concealed in a barrel, hidden in a bank of earth.
      • These do not actually include a power which would have enabled the council to go upon the land of British Rail and remove the bank of earth.
      • And the rear of the homes are banked up fully with earth, with grass right up across the roof.

    • 2.2(soil)

      tierra feminine
      (floor/wall) (before noun) de tierra

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    Electricity tierra feminine British
    (wire/terminal/cable) (before noun) (de toma) de tierra
    (cable/wire/terminal) (before noun) a tierra Latin America
    the machine needs an earth la máquina necesita una toma de tierra
    • It has exposed mains voltage solder points on top, no earth connection and one very flimsy and very dull aluminium end.
    • When electricity starts to arc from a wire to a metal surface this acts as an earth and causes a massive current flow which would normally blow any fuse.
    • It is possible to stop a radio signal leaking into the ground via its earth cable by carefully choosing the height at which the antenna is mounted.
    • The earth wire was then sleeved in Techflex braid and aquarium hose with some heatshrink added to secure the end.
    • Older electrical systems in council flats don't have earth wires.
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    (burrow, hole)
    madriguera feminine
    to go to earth meterse en la madriguera
    • to run sb/sth to earth dar con algn/algo
    • Indeed The International Fund for Animal Welfare has frequently uncovered hunts around the country that use artificial earths and food trails to entice foxes on to their land.
    • Foxhunters block up earths and badger setts the night before the hunt to ensure that foxes are forced to run until exhausted.
    • Foxes, chased to exhaustion and death, are often dug out of their earths and feel great pain.
    • Some hunts even constructed artificial earths within their coverts to further encourage the fox population.
    • Many hunts take steps the night before, or early on the day of the hunt, to block up the entrances to earths, badger setts and artificial places such as drains.
    • They made a number of other estimates, like the number of cubs they believe were born on their farm, the number of breeding earths and other things, all of which were published.
    • I will also point out that foxes cannot pose a real danger to game or livestock because huntsmen in some counties build artificial earths to encourage foxes to live and breed there.
    • The night before the hunt, foxhunters cover up any earths and badger setts to make sure that the foxes have to run until exhausted.

transitive verb

British
Electricity

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    conectar a tierra
    the appliance must be earthed el aparato debe hacer tierra Latin America