Definition of Terraforming

1. Verb. (present participle of terraform) ¹



2. Noun. terraforming (literally, "Earth-shaping") of a planet, moon, or other body is the hypothetical process of deliberately modifying its atmosphere, temperature, surface topography or ecology to be similar to those of Earth to make it habitable by humans. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Terraforming

1. terraform [v] - See also: terraform

Lexicographical Neighbors of Terraforming

terraced houses
terraceless
terracelike
terraceous
terraces
terracing
terracings
terracotta
terracottalike
terracottas
terraculture
terrae
terraform
terraformed
terraformer
terraforming (current term)
terraforms
terrain
terrain flight
terrain intelligence
terrain park
terrain parks
terrains
terrane
terranes
terranovaite
terrapene
terrapenes
terrapin
terrapins

Literary usage of Terraforming

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Guinness World Records 2008 by Guinness World Records (2007)
"Some scientists have suggested "terraforming" Mars - gradually changing • the planet's atmosphere so that humans could survive there. ..."

2. 21st Century Technologies: Promises and Perils of a Dynamic Future by (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, OECD Staff, OECO (Organization for Economic Cooperat, A01, SourceOECD (Online service), OECD, OCDE (1998)
"... of ergonomics into design Subsurface structures Nanoscale products and systems Robotic assists for people Space station Planning for terraforming ..."

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