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Earth vs. Globe

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Main Difference

The main difference between Earth and Globe is that the Earth is a third planet from the Sun in the Solar System and Globe is a scale model of a celestial body

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  • Earth (proper noun)

    Our planet, third out from the Sun; see main entry Earth.

    "The astronauts saw the earth from the porthole."

  • Earth (noun)

    Soil.

    "This is good earth for growing potatoes."

  • Earth (noun)

    Any general rock-based material.

    "She sighed when the plane's wheels finally touched earth."

  • Earth (noun)

    The ground, land (as opposed to the sky or sea).

    "Birds are of the sky, not of the earth."

  • Earth (noun)

    A connection electrically to the earth (US ground); on equipment: a terminal connected in that manner.

  • Earth (noun)

    A fox's home or lair.

  • Earth (noun)

    The world of our current life (as opposed to heaven or an afterlife).

  • Earth (noun)

    The aforementioned soil- or rock-based material, considered one of the four or five classical elements.

  • Earth (verb)

    To connect electrically to the earth.

    "That noise is because the amplifier is not properly earthed."

  • Earth (verb)

    To bury.

  • Earth (verb)

    To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den.

  • Earth (verb)

    To burrow.

  • Globe (noun)

    Any spherical (or nearly spherical) object.

    "the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp"

  • Globe (noun)

    The planet Earth.

  • Globe (noun)

    A spherical model of Earth or any planet.

  • Globe (noun)

    A light bulb.

  • Globe (noun)

    A circular military formation used in Ancient Rome, corresponding to the modern infantry square.

  • Globe (noun)

    A woman's breasts.

  • Globe (verb)

    To become spherical.

  • Globe (verb)

    To make spherical.

Wiktionary
  • Earth (noun)

    the planet on which we live; the world

    "the diversity of life on earth"

  • Earth (noun)

    the surface of the world as distinct from the sky or the sea

    "the pilot brought the plane gently back to earth"

  • Earth (noun)

    the present abode of humankind, as distinct from heaven or hell

    "God's will be done on earth as it is in heaven"

  • Earth (noun)

    the substance of the land surface; soil

    "a layer of earth"

  • Earth (noun)

    one of the four elements in ancient and medieval philosophy and in astrology (considered essential to the nature of the signs Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn)

    "an earth sign"

  • Earth (noun)

    used in names of stable, dense, non-volatile inorganic substances, e.g. fuller's earth

    "these crayons are made with a mixture of native earths plus softeners such as China clay"

  • Earth (noun)

    the substance of the human body

    "we now commit his body to the ground: earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust"

  • Earth (noun)

    electrical connection to the ground, regarded as having zero electrical potential.

    "ensure metal fittings are electrically bonded to earth"

  • Earth (noun)

    the underground lair of a badger or fox.

  • Earth (verb)

    connect (an electrical device) with the ground

    "the front metal panels must be soundly earthed"

  • Earth (verb)

    drive (a fox) to its underground lair.

  • Earth (verb)

    (of a fox) run to its underground lair.

  • Earth (verb)

    cover the root and lower stem of a plant with heaped-up earth

    "the stems can be earthed up when the plant is about one foot high"

  • Globe (noun)

    the earth

    "goods from all over the globe"

  • Globe (noun)

    a spherical representation of the earth or of the constellations with a map on the surface.

  • Globe (noun)

    a spherical or rounded object

    "orange trees clipped into giant globes"

  • Globe (noun)

    a glass sphere protecting a light

    "a security light with a frosted glass globe"

  • Globe (noun)

    a drinking glass shaped approximately like a sphere

    "a brandy globe"

  • Globe (noun)

    a golden orb as an emblem of sovereignty

    "a female figure holding a sceptre and globe"

  • Globe (noun)

    a lightbulb.

  • Globe (verb)

    form (something) into a globe

    "there, in miniature, the world was globed like a fruit"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Earth (noun)

    The globe or planet which we inhabit; the world, in distinction from the sun, moon, or stars. Also, this world as the dwelling place of mortals, in distinction from the dwelling place of spirits.

  • Earth (noun)

    The solid materials which make up the globe, in distinction from the air or water; the dry land.

  • Earth (noun)

    The softer inorganic matter composing part of the surface of the globe, in distinction from the firm rock; soil of all kinds, including gravel, clay, loam, and the like; sometimes, soil favorable to the growth of plants; the visible surface of the globe; the ground; as, loose earth; rich earth.

  • Earth (noun)

    A part of this globe; a region; a country; land.

  • Earth (noun)

    Worldly things, as opposed to spiritual things; the pursuits, interests, and allurements of this life.

  • Earth (noun)

    The people on the globe.

  • Earth (noun)

    Any earthy-looking metallic oxide, as alumina, glucina, zirconia, yttria, and thoria.

  • Earth (noun)

    A hole in the ground, where an animal hides himself; as, the earth of a fox.

  • Earth (noun)

    The connection of any part an electric conductor with the ground; specif., the connection of a telegraph line with the ground through a fault or otherwise.

  • Earth (noun)

    A plowing.

  • Earth

    To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den.

  • Earth

    To cover with earth or mold; to inter; to bury; - sometimes with up.

  • Earth (verb)

    To burrow.

  • Globe (noun)

    A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere.

  • Globe (noun)

    Anything which is nearly spherical or globular in shape; as, the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp.

  • Globe (noun)

    The earth; the terraqueous ball; - usually preceded by the definite article.

  • Globe (noun)

    A round model of the world; a spherical representation of the earth or heavens; as, a terrestrial or celestial globe; - called also artificial globe.

  • Globe (noun)

    A body of troops, or of men or animals, drawn up in a circle; - a military formation used by the Romans, answering to the modern infantry square.

  • Globe

    To gather or form into a globe.

Webster Dictionary
  • Earth (noun)

    the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet on which we live;

    "the Earth moves around the sun"

    "he sailed around the world"

  • Earth (noun)

    the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface;

    "they dug into the earth outside the church"

  • Earth (noun)

    the solid part of the earth's surface;

    "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"

    "the earth shook for several minutes"

    "he dropped the logs on the ground"

  • Earth (noun)

    the abode of mortals (as contrasted with heaven or hell);

    "it was hell on earth"

  • Earth (noun)

    once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

  • Earth (noun)

    the concerns of the world as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife;

    "they consider the church to be independent of the world"

  • Earth (noun)

    a connection between an electrical device and the earth (which is a zero voltage)

  • Earth (verb)

    hide in the earth like a hunted animal

  • Earth (verb)

    connect to the earth;

    "earth the circuit"

  • Globe (noun)

    the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet on which we live;

    "the Earth moves around the sun"

    "he sailed around the world"

  • Globe (noun)

    an object with a spherical shape;

    "a ball of fire"

  • Globe (noun)

    a sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented

Princeton's WordNet

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