of or pertaining to the Earth or Earthlings
The unaccountable disappearance in midair of the Universal Cruiser Vulture, which belonged to the Second Earthian Flying Squadron.
A heavily-built man of middle age, followed by a dozen raft-experts—Earthian pastmasters in the art of driving rafts through Saturnian mud-floods—came slowly up, brushing drying mud from his white ducks.
A strange and beautiful Earthian goddess ruled that tiny star of death.
It was not known whether this man was Earthian, Martian or Ganymedian.
Sending you patient, Earthian rank of Younger, Ben Bradbury. Would run case myself but since he is friend, feel he has been too close to me for that.
Lipars look a good deal like the Earthian camel, except that they have three humps on their backs, and are quite a bit larger.
BEMs are what science fictioneers call the more horrendous (and juvenile) forms of extra-Earthian life with which the writers of standard space operas used to delight in peopling their alien worlds.
It is not actually related to any earthian life form; there is plenty of elbow room for the artist to use his imagination.
I am to present you with these figures, and offer the Western Alliance a certain number of our rockets for joint attempts to explore and colonize either Venus or Mars, the pro tempore colonial government to be neither Cominworld nor Western Alliance, but simply Earthian.
Earthian math is lost on him.
When the call to Battle Stations sounded, most of the crew of the raider were engaged in their usual pleasant pastime of speculating as to the bedroom talents of Earthian females and as to the potency of Earthian beverages.
Colloquial English is one of the six Earthian languages required here, you know.
Is this a typical Earthian home?
I foresaw Earthian traffic vertically ascending to the bridge, revolving and descending at preferred Earth loci.
Maybe they thought that their freedom to build themselves a homeworld was more important than their safety. After all, they had the numbers, all volunteers, and the Forrest and their equipment were all paid for…I don’t know much about Earthian politics, but I don’t see how they could have stopped them going.
Gillie believes it is the Earthian animal known as a horse.
The OED found a 1907 cite in the New York Times, in a SF context.
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