planets


planets
plan·et || 'plænɪt n. heavenly body that orbits a star

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Planets —    Finding Them Outside Our Solar System    Generally, due to limitations of science at this time, we can only see extra solar planets that are larger than Jupiter. No optical telescope can see an extra solar planet yet, that will probably occur… …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • planets — Star Star (st[aum]r), n. [OE. sterre, AS. steorra; akin to OFries. stera, OS. sterro, D. ster, OHG. sterno, sterro, G. stern, Icel. stjarna, Sw. stjerna, Dan. stierne, Goth. sta[ i]rn[=o], Armor. & Corn. steren, L. stella, Gr. asth r, a stron,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Planets — a popular piece of music for orchestra by the British composer Gustav Holst, which had its first complete public performance in 1920. Each of its seven sections has the name of one of the major planets. * * * …   Universalium

  • Planets — Plan|ets, The (1916) a very popular piece of ↑classical music by Gustav Holst, in which each of the different parts represents one of the ↑planets (such as Mars or Jupiter) and the Roman god after whom it is named …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • planets — See twin planets …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • PLANETS —    bodies resembling the earth and of different sizes, which revolve in elliptical orbits round the sun, and at different distances, the chief of them eight in number, two of them, viz., Mercury and Venus, revolving in orbits interior to that of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Planets in science fiction — are fictional planets that appear in various media, especially those of the science fiction genre, as story settings or depicted locations. [cite book last = Mann first = George authorlink = coauthors = title = The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Science …   Wikipedia

  • Planets Project — PLANETS (Preservation and Long term Access through NETworked Services), a forty eight month project funded by the European Commission Information Science and Technologies Sixth Framework Programme (FP6 Call 5), officially began on the 1st June… …   Wikipedia


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