Earth vs Nife - What's the difference?

earth | nife |

As a proper noun earth

is the third planet in order from the sun, upon which humans live represented in astronomy and astrology by.

As a noun nife is




(wikipedia earth)

Proper noun

  • Our planet, third out from the Sun; see main entry Earth.
  • The astronauts saw the earth from the porthole.

    Usage notes

    * The word earth' is capitalized to ' Earth when used in context with other celestial bodies.


  • (uncountable) Soil.
  • (uncountable) Any general rock-based material.
  • The ground, land (as opposed to the sky or sea).
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-07, author=David Simpson
  • , volume=188, issue=26, page=36, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Fantasy of navigation , passage=Like most human activities, ballooning has sponsored heroes and hucksters and a good deal in between. For every dedicated scientist patiently recording atmospheric pressure and wind speed while shivering at high altitudes, there is a carnival barker with a bevy of pretty girls willing to dangle from a basket or parachute down to earth .}}
  • (British) A connection electrically to the earth ((US) ground); on equipment: a terminal connected in that manner.
  • A fox's home or lair.
  • The world of our current life (as opposed to heaven or an afterlife).
  • * 1819 , John Keats , "Ode on a Grecian Urn"
  • "Beauty is truth, truth beauty," - that is all / Ye know on earth , and all ye need to know.
  • (alchemy) One of the (w).
  • (India, and, Japan) One of the (w).
  • (Taoism) One of the (w).
  • Derived terms

    *diatomaceous earth * down to earth * earth closet * Earth Day * earth mother * Earth Summit * * earth tone * earthbound or earth-bound * earthen * earthenware * earthquake * earthling * earthly * earthly paradise * earthquake * earth-shattering * earth sign * earthworm * earthy * ends of the earth * flat earthers * go to earth * Mother Earth * rare earth * rare earth mineral * run to earth * salt of the earth * scorched earth * unearth

    See also

    * moon * sun * world * * *


    (en verb)
  • (British) To connect electrically to the earth .
  • That noise is because the amplifier is not properly earthed .
  • To bury.
  • * Young
  • The miser earths his treasure, and the thief, / Watching the mole, half beggars him ere noon.
  • To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den.
  • * Dryden
  • The fox is earthed .
  • To burrow.
  • (Tickell)


    * (to connect electrically to the earth) (US) ground

    Derived terms

    * unearth





    (wikipedia nife)

    Alternative forms

    * Nife, NiFe


  • (geology) nickel–iron, especially the material that makes up the core of the Earth
  • See also

    * KREEP * sial * sima