Examples of earthbound in a Sentence
a dull and earthbound mind
we have too many earthbound worries to speculate on the number of angels who can dance on the head of a pin
Recent Examples of earthbound from the Web
In the First Symphony, Mr. Salonen seemed intent on reminding listeners that this piece is an earthbound symphonic composition, not just Mahler’s first step into the metaphysical beyond.
The experiments, to be controlled remotely by Glenn, are meant to improve fire safety, especially in space, and to make earthbound combustion cleaner and more efficient.
Radioactive particles decay much more slowly as they are accelerated toward light speed; atomic clocks carried aboard an aircraft return home lagging slightly behind their earthbound twins.
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First Known Use of earthbound
EARTHBOUND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of earthbound for English Language Learners
: located on the surface of the earth : not able to fly or to go to outer space
: not having or showing imagination
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