extraterrestrial


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ex·tra·ter·res·tri·al

 (ĕk′strə-tə-rĕs′trē-əl)
adj.
Originating, located, or occurring outside Earth or its atmosphere: intelligent extraterrestrial life.
n.
An extraterrestrial being or life form.

extraterrestrial

(ˌɛkstrətɪˈrɛstrɪəl)
adj
(Astronomy) occurring or existing beyond the earth's atmosphere
n
(in science fiction) a being from beyond the earth's atmosphere

ex•tra•ter•res•tri•al

(ˌɛk strə təˈrɛs tri əl)

adj.
1. existing or originating outside the limits of the earth.
n.
2. an extraterrestrial being.
[1865–70]
ex`tra•ter•res′tri•al•ly, adv.

ex·tra·ter·res·tri·al

(ĕk′strə-tə-rĕs′trē-əl)
Originating, located, or occurring outside the Earth or its atmosphere: searching for evidence of extraterrestrial life.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.extraterrestrial - a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphereextraterrestrial - a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
hypothetical creature - a creature that has not been observed but is hypothesized to exist
Adj.1.extraterrestrial - originating or located or occurring outside Earth or its atmosphereextraterrestrial - originating or located or occurring outside Earth or its atmosphere; "is there extraterrestrial life?"
Translations
مِن خارِج كَوكَب الأرض
extraterrestre
mimozemskýmimozemšťan
avaruusolentoavaruusolio
földön kívüliföldönkívüli
geimvera
地球外宇宙人異星人
nežemiškas
ārpuszemes-citplanētietis
extraterestru
mimozemský
zunajzemeljski
utomjording
uzaydan gelenuzaylı

extraterrestrial

[ˌekstrətəˈrestrɪəl] ADJextraterrestre

extraterrestrial

extra-terrestrial [ˌɛkstrətɪˈrɛstriəl] adj [intelligence] → extraterrestreextra time nprolongations fpl

extraterrestrial

[ˌɛkstrətɪˈrɛstrɪəl] adjextraterrestre

extraterrestrial

(ekstrətəˈrestriəl) noun, adjective
(a person etc) not living on or coming from the planet Earth.
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Goldsmith, an astronomer and author, explains the science of exoplanets and their suitability for extraterrestrial life.
I myself have seen a female gray, hairless extraterrestrial while out of my body and in a trance.
The talk focused an overview of the current research in the field of astrobiology - the search for life in space, to look for extraterrestrial life in the Solar System in search of water, an energy source and organic molecules on other planetary bodies.
The latter-which has become known Messaging Extraterrestrial Intelligence (METI)-has some fierce opponents, including renowned physicist Stephen Hawking.
Revealing the Great Pyramid as an alien message in stone, the author explains how the Giza pyramids could not have been built by the ancient Egyptians and examines the extraterrestrial energy technologies used to move the pyramids' massive stone blocks, methods later rediscovered by Nikola Tesla and the builder of Coral Castle, Edward Leedskalnin.
Breakthrough Listen scientist Dr Andrew Siemion, director of the Berkeley Seti (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Research Centre (BSRC) in California, said: "Although the search has not yet detected a convincing signal from extraterrestrial intelligence, these are early days.
Not only does Aaden have to adjust to his connections with two extraterrestrial champions, he is also astonished to learn that his father, Senator Adam Greene, is one of them.
[Biochemists] now believe that the only possible living forms are based on carbon compounds (as on earth), and that speculations about silicon-based extraterrestrial life are unfruitful."
"The search for extraterrestrials is a subject which needs to be taken more seriously by mainstream science.
Tueseday February 9, was Extraterrestrial Culture Day.
Szendy labels this speculation a telling "philosofiction" (46), and follows this extraterrestrial thread to Kant's late Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View (1798), wherein Kant uses the thought experiment of alien intelligence to analyze the concept of the wholly other.
Various scientists believe that DNA could certainly reach us from outer space as Earth is not insulated: in extraterrestrial material made of dust and meteorites, for instance, around 100 tons of which hits our planet every day.

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