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Wordnet 3.0


1. in a worldly manner;
- Example: "terrestrially changeable"
[syn: mundanely, terrestrially]

2. to a land environment;
- Example: "terrestrially adapted"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Terrestrial \Ter*res"tri*al\, a. [L. terrestris, from terra the earth. See Terrace.] 1. Of or pertaining to the earth; existing on the earth; earthly; as, terrestrial animals. "Bodies terrestrial." --1 Cor. xv. 40. [1913 Webster] 2. Representing, or consisting of, the earth; as, a terrestrial globe. "The dark terrestrial ball." --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. Of or pertaining to the world, or to the present state; sublunary; mundane. [1913 Webster] Vain labors of terrestrial wit. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] A genius bright and base, Of towering talents, and terrestrial aims. --Young. [1913 Webster] 4. Consisting of land, in distinction from water; belonging to, or inhabiting, the land or ground, in distinction from trees, water, or the like; as, terrestrial serpents. [1913 Webster] The terrestrial parts of the globe. --Woodward. [1913 Webster] 5. Adapted for the observation of objects on land and on the earth; as, a terrestrial telescope, in distinction from an astronomical telescope. [1913 Webster] -- Ter*res"tri*al*ly, adv. -- Ter*res"tri*al*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

terrestrially adv 1: in a worldly manner; "terrestrially changeable" [syn: mundanely, terrestrially] 2: to a land environment; "terrestrially adapted"