habitability habitability

Definition(s):

  • (n) suitability for living in or on

Usage(s):

  1. I want to testify today about what I believe is a planetary emergency a crisis that threatens the survival of our civilization and the habitability of the Earth.
  2. There's a lot of habitability that's built into a Trident.

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Quotes

  1. "This could be very important," said NASA astrobiology expert Chris McKay, who was not part of the discovery team. "It doesn't mean there is life, but it means it's an Earth-like planet in terms of potential habitability."
    on Apr 24, 2007 By: Chris McKay Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I want to testify today about what I believe is a planetary emergency - a crisis that threatens the survival of our civilization and the habitability of the Earth," Gore said in prepared remarks. "The consequences are mainly negative and...
    on Mar 21, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Our next missions, Phoenix and Mars Science Laboratory, mark a transition from water to habitability -- assessing whether sites where there's been water have had conditions suited to life," said Charles Elachi, director of NASA's Jet Propulsion...
    on Feb 15, 2008 By: Charles Elachi Source: AScribe (press release)

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