Also earthwards. toward the earth.
directed toward the earth.
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How to use earthward in a sentence
The black cloud would float earthward, and Heno would stop and have a word with the mother and the boy.Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children | Mabel Powers
Something moved down on the river bank and in that same instant the box hurtled earthward as might a spear.Star Born | Andre Norton
He saw it open and sail earthward and then some one on the ground waved a white handkerchief.Tam O' The Scoots | Edgar Wallace
So he eased his plane earthward, gliding lower and lower, and waiting for the flare.The Flying Reporter | Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
For he had turned his horse loose, and the blunderbuss, which he had been holding horizontally, was now dropped earthward.Carmen | Prosper Merimee
British Dictionary definitions for earthward
directed towards the earth
a variant of earthwards
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