earth-bound

having only earthly interests; firmly fixed in the earth; restricted to land or the surface of the earth

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • earth|bound — «URTH BOWND», adjective. 1. bound or limited to this earth: »Within a single generation man has ceased to be earthbound. 2. Figurative. practical; down to earth: »Violaine…is the essence of sainthood and charity, Mara is fierce and earthbound… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Bound — (bound), n. [OE. bounde, bunne, OF. bonne, bonde, bodne, F. borne, fr. LL. bodina, bodena, bonna; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. Arm. bonn boundary, limit, and boden, bod, a tuft or cluster of trees, by which a boundary or limit could be marked. Cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Earth's Answer — is a poem written by the English poet William Blake. It was published as part of his collection Songs of Experience in 1794. The Poem Earth raised up her head From the darkness dread and drear, Her light fled, Stony, dread, And her locks covered… …   Wikipedia

  • Bound monster — The bound monster is an important motif in Norse mythology. The theme is that of an enemy of the gods who is bound or restrained in some way but destined to break free during the time of Ragnarök to cause destruction.This pattern applies… …   Wikipedia

  • Bound — Bind Bind, v. t. [imp. {Bound}; p. p. {Bound}, formerly {Bounden}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Binding}.] [AS. bindan, perfect tense band, bundon, p. p. bunden; akin to D. & G. binden, Dan. binde, Sw. & Icel. binda, Goth. bindan, Skr. bandh (for bhandh) to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bound by the Beauty — Infobox Album Name = Bound By the Beauty Type = Studio album Artist = Jane Siberry Released = September 12 1989 Recorded = 1989 Genre = Alternative Pop/Rock, Country Length = 42:39 Label = Duke Street Records/Reprise Records Producer = Jane… …   Wikipedia

  • bound charge — noun Etymology: bound (IV) : the portion of the electrical charge on a conductor that because of the inductive action of a neighboring charge will not escape to the earth when the conductor is grounded * * * Elect. See polarization charge. * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

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