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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Extraterrestrial objects that cross Earth's orbit do so at an average speed of about 20 km per second.
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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.
Fermilab researcher Lincoln offers this accessible book on the historical, popular, and scientific understanding of the possibility of extraterrestrial life.
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.
After picking up the strange signals, Arecibo reached out to the nonprofit Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, better known as SETI, for assistance in pinpointing their source.
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.
The telescope's primary function is searching for extraterrestrial life and exotic phenomena in the universe such as gravity waves, quasars and pulsars.
The first extraterrestrial forms of life likely to be encountered are microbes or even something amorphous like the Blob.

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