Definition of Terraqueous

1. a. Consisting of land and water; as, the earth is a terraqueous globe.



Definition of Terraqueous

1. Adjective. (context: of a celestial body) Comprising both land and water, like the Earth. ¹

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Definition of Terraqueous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Terraqueous

terraforming
terraforms
terrain
terrain flight
terrain intelligence
terrain park
terrain parks
terrains
terrane
terranes
terranovaite
terrapene
terrapenes
terrapin
terrapins
terraqueous (current term)
terraria
terrarium
terrariums
terras
terrases
terrawatts
terrazzo
terrazzos
terre-tenant
terre-tenants
terre-verte
terre-vertes
terreen

Literary usage of Terraqueous

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1. Physico-theology: Or, A Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of God by William Derham (1720)
"Of the terraqueous Globe tt felf in general. i|N the foregoing Book having ... take a Survey of the Principal Fabrick, viz. the ^terraqueous Globe it felf; ..."

2. A Summary of Geography and History, Both Ancient and Modern ...: With an by Alexander Adam (1802)
"Of the terraqueous GLOBE and its COMPONENT Parts. ... into land and water, is called the terraqueous Globe. The land comprehends every thing on 2nd below ..."

3. Derham's Physico and Astro Theology: Or, A Demonstration of the Being and by William Derham (1786)
"THE MOTIONS OF THE terraqueous GLOBE. HP* HE motions the terraqueous globe hath are •*• round its own axis, and round its fountain of light and heat, ..."

4. A Treatise on Food and Diet: With Observations on the Dietetical Regimen by Jonathan Pereira (1843)
"... not less than three-fourths of the known terraqueous globe||—which is concerned in almost every change that occurs * Graha-m, Elements of Chemistry, p. ..."

5. A Treatise on Food and Diet: With Observations on the Dietetical Regimen by Jonathan Pereira (1843)
"... interest as oxygen—a principle which constitutes not less than three-fourths of the known terraqueous ..."

6. The History of Hindostan: Its Arts, and Its Sciences, as Connected with the by Thomas Maurice (1795)
"That there has been a general Inundation of this terraqueous Globe, proved from the unanimous Voice of all Nations, and innumerable Eastern Traditions—from ..."

7. A New System of Geology: In which the Great Revolutions of the Earth and by Andrew Ure (1829)
"In a revolving terraqueous sphere, deviating from the equilibrium form of rotation, by its elevated lands and deep ocean beds, at every considerable ..."

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