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earthward

[ urth-werd ]
/ ˈɜrθ wərd /
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adverb
Also earthwards. toward the earth.
adjective
directed toward the earth.
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Origin of earthward

First recorded in 1350–1400, earthward is from the Middle English word ertheward.See earth, -ward
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British Dictionary definitions for earthward

earthward
/ (ˈɜːθwəd) /

adjective
directed towards the earth
adverb
a variant of earthwards
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