- Also earth·wards. toward the earth.
- directed toward the earth.
Origin of earthward
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Examples from the Web for earthward
You cannot conceive it; it could not be done, the earthward hold is so strong.Things as They Are
One of her training too—suspended in mid air—not an earthward glance.The Daughters of Danaus
In another moment a score of willing hands were tugging it earthward.The War in the Air
Herbert George Wells
There is light, even from the earthward side, upon this dark river, love!Jessamine
Can woman with her immortality be happy when its drawings are all earthward?Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale
- directed towards the earth
- a variant of earthwards
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