What does the word terrestrial mean?

Usage examples for terrestrial

  1. The spiritual man sees his spiritual fellows far better than the terrestrial man sees the men of earth. – Seraphita by Honore de Balzac
  2. The terrestrial scenery- the tourist's- is a prisoner compared with this. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  3. " The Captain merely means," said Barbican, " that at the instant the Projectile quitted the terrestrial atmosphere it had already lost a third of its initial velocity." – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne