extraterrestrial [-tə res′trē əl]
Extraterrestrial is defined as something from space.
An example of extraterrestiral would be intelligent life forms that come from another planet.
The definition of an extraterrestrial is an alien, or a hypothetical or fantasy figure of some intelligent being that lives on a planet other than earth.
An example of an extraterrestrial is the alien E.T. from the movie or Alf from the TV show.
One persons idea of an extraterrestrial.
extraterrestrial definition by Webster's New World
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existing, taking place, or coming from outside the limits of the earth
an extraterrestrial being, as in science fiction
extraterrestrial definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Originating, located, or occurring outside Earth or its atmosphere: intelligent extraterrestrial life. noun
An extraterrestrial being or life form.
extraterrestrial - Cultural Definition
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A descriptive term for things outside the Earth, such as possible civilizations outside the solar system, or objects, such as meteorites, that actually reach the Earth.
extraterrestrial - Science Definition
Originating, located, or occurring outside the Earth or its atmosphere.