Definition of earthrise in English:

earthrise

noun

  • 1rare Sunset, as resulting from the daily rotation of the earth.

  • 2The rise of earth above the horizon, as seen by an observer on (or in orbit around) another planet; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 20th century. From earth + rise, after moonrise, sunrise.

Pronunciation

earthrise

/ˈəːθrʌɪz/