Definitions for earthriseˈɜrθˌraɪz

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  1. earthrise(Noun)

    The time of "day" when the Earth begins to rise over the horizon of another planet according to a local observer.

  2. earthrise(Noun)

    The irregular event of the Earth appearing above the horizon of the moon.

  3. Origin: earth + rise

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  1. Earthrise

    Earthrise is the name given to a photograph of the Earth that was taken by astronaut William Anders in 1968 during the Apollo 8 mission. Nature photographer Galen Rowell declared it "the most influential environmental photograph ever taken."

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