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ter·ra·form

 (tĕr′ə-fôrm′)
tr.v. ter·ra·formed, ter·ra·form·ing, ter·ra·forms
To transform (a landscape) on another planet into one having the characteristics of landscapes on Earth.

[Latin terra, earth; see terrace + form.]

terraform

(ˈtɛrəˌfɔːm)
vb (tr)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) science fiction to alter a planet for the purpose of sustaining life

ter•ra•form

(ˈtɛr əˌfɔrm)

v.t.
to alter the environment of (a celestial body) in order to make capable of supporting terrestrial life forms.
[1975–80]
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