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Planet

Meanings and phrases

planet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction; major planet
  2. a person who follows or serves another; satellite
  3. any celestial body (other than comets or satellites) that revolves around a star

Jovian planet

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n.
  1. any of the four outermost planets in the solar system; much larger than Earth and gaseous in nature (like Jupiter); gas giant

Red Planet

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n.
  1. a small reddish planet that is the 4th from the sun and is periodically visible to the naked eye; minerals rich in iron cover its surface and are responsible for its characteristic color; Mars

inferior planet

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n.
  1. any of the planets whose orbit lies inside the earth's orbit

major planet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction; planet

minor planet

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n.
  1. any of numerous small celestial bodies that move around the sun; planetoid
E.g.
  • As of 2018, this minor planet has not been numbered.
  • This minor planet has neither been numbered nor named.

outer planet

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n.
  1. (astronomy) a major planet whose orbit is outside the asteroid belt (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto)

planet gear

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n.
  1. an outer gear that revolves about a central sun gear of an epicyclic train; planetary gear; epicyclic gear; planet wheel

planet wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an outer gear that revolves about a central sun gear of an epicyclic train; planetary gear; epicyclic gear; planet gear

superior planet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of the planets whose orbit lies outside the earth's orbit

terrestrial planet

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n.
  1. a planet having a compact rocky surface like the Earth's; the four innermost planets in the solar system

planet was named

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E.g.
  • This minor planet was named after Laodamia from Greek mythology.
  • This minor planet was named after La Paz, the capital city of Bolivia in South America.
  • As part of the NameExoWorlds campaigns at the 100th anniversary of the IAU, the planet was named Bocaprins, by Aruba.

home planet

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E.g.
  • Jenna is a young healer from Ordin, Helaine's home planet.
  • With the demise of Mondas, they acquired Telos as their new home planet.
  • Nitros Oxide himself returns to his home planet of Gasmoxia and secludes himself from society.

another planet

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E.g.
  • This was the first recording of sound on another planet.
  • "Sojourner" is the first wheeled vehicle to rove another planet.
  • He was able to vaporize people with his heat vision and thought that he came from another planet.

extrasolar planet

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E.g.
  • This star has one known planet, the extrasolar planet KELT-2Ab.
  • WASP-79b WASP-79b is an extrasolar planet orbiting the star CD-30 1812.
  • This makes it, , the first extrasolar planet to have its rotation rate measured.

planet orbiting

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E.g.
  • WASP-79b WASP-79b is an extrasolar planet orbiting the star CD-30 1812.
  • Evidence was also found for a third planet orbiting further out than c and b.
  • In Star Trek canon, the fourth planet orbiting Iota Geminorum is the homeworld of the Tribbles.

dwarf planet

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E.g.
  • The dwarf planet Eris is named after the goddess.
  • Eris is a trans-Neptunian dwarf planet (plutoid).
  • Mike Brown lists it as probably a dwarf planet.

planet designation

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E.g.
  • 532 Herculina Herculina ( ; minor planet designation: 532 Herculina) is a large asteroid, with a diameter of around 225 km.
  • "Outro: Tear" begins with a fast rap, the lyrics describing the regret of a breakup, and “134340” is named after the minor planet designation of the former planet Pluto.
  • 1008 La Paz La Paz (minor planet designation: 1008 La Paz), provisional designation , is a carbonaceous asteroid from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 40 kilometers in diameter.
E.g.
  • 532 Herculina Herculina ( ; minor planet designation: 532 Herculina) is a large asteroid, with a diameter of around 225 km.
  • "Outro: Tear" begins with a fast rap, the lyrics describing the regret of a breakup, and “134340” is named after the minor planet designation of the former planet Pluto.
  • 1008 La Paz La Paz (minor planet designation: 1008 La Paz), provisional designation , is a carbonaceous asteroid from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 40 kilometers in diameter.

entire planet

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E.g.
  • The blast knocks GL into space and continues until the entire planet is destroyed.
  • NASA reported on June 20, 2018 that the dust storm had grown to completely cover the entire planet.
  • On earth, we use dimensions like north, east, and elevation, which are used throughout the entire planet.

planet names

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E.g.
  • Meanings of minor planet names: 518001–519000
  • Meanings of minor planet names: 516001–517000
  • Meanings of minor planet names: 514001–515000

minor planet names

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E.g.
  • Meanings of minor planet names: 518001–519000
  • Meanings of minor planet names: 516001–517000
  • Meanings of minor planet names: 514001–515000

new planet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For three years or so they lived in peace on their new planet.
  • A new planet, called Kepler-1647b, was announced on June 13, 2016.
  • The aliens decide to teleport themselves to a new planet, which happens to be Earth.

alien planet

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E.g.
  • Hal wakes up on an alien planet named Bolovax Vik, and meets with resistant Kilowog.
  • A scientific expedition on an alien planet goes awry when one of its members is attacked by a giant native creature.
  • In this episode, Wesley Crusher (Wil Wheaton) is sentenced to death after inadvertently breaking the law on an alien planet.

around the planet

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E.g.
  • Its orbit around the planet was highly eccentric ("e" = 0.9986).
  • The map on the right shows that lightning is not distributed evenly around the planet.
  • The Talisman's magic transporting everyone around the planet before Unicron destroys it by ripping it in two.

planet called

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E.g.
  • It will be found in the Shima system, orbiting a lone planet called Kaamo.
  • The aliens, named Xiliens, warn that an incoming planet called "Gorath" will soon impact the Earth.
  • Entering the storm, Leo loses contact with the "Oberon" and, in 5021, crashes on a planet called Ashlar.
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