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/ˈplanit/,
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planets, plural;
  1. A celestial body moving in an elliptical orbit around a star

  2. The earth
    • - no generation has the right to pollute the planet
  3. A celestial body distinguished from the fixed stars by having an apparent motion of its own (including the moon and sun), esp. with reference to its supposed influence on people and events


  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 ...
  2. satellite: a person who follows or serves another
  3. any celestial body (other than comets or satellites) that revolves around a star
  4. (planetary) planetal: of or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets; "planetary motion"; "planetary year"
  5. (planetary) erratic: having no fixed course; "an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond"
  6. (planetary) global: involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope; "global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither national nor continental but planetary"; "a world crisis"; "of worldwide significance"
  7. A planet (from Greek , alternative form of "wanderer") is a celestial body orbiting a star or stellar remnant that is massive enough to be rounded by its own gravity, is not massive enough to cause thermonuclear fusion, and has cleared its neighbouring region of planetesimals.
  8. Planet was an early steam locomotive built in 1830 by Robert Stephenson and Company for the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. It was the first locomotive to employ inside cylinders, and subsequently the 2-2-0 type became known as planets. ...
  9. Planet, "The Welsh Internationalist", is a bi-monthly magazine published in Wales.
  10. In online media, Planet is a feed aggregator application designed to collect posts from the weblogs of members of an Internet community and display them on a single page. Planet runs on a web server. ...
  11. The Planet is a Swedish documentary film on environmental issues, released in 2006. The film was made by Michael Stenberg, Johan Söderberg and Linus Torell for the big screen and was shot in the English language to reach an international audience. ...
  12. The Planet is the world's largest privately held dedicated server company. In May 2006, the company merged with Everyones Internet, which previously ran the EV1servers brand. Now all services provided by both companies have moved to The Planet. ...
  13. Each of the seven major bodies which move relative to the fixed stars in the night sky—the Moon, Mercury, Venus, the Sun, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn; Any of various rocky or gaseous spherical bodies orbiting the Sun, specifically the eight major bodies of Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, ...
  14. (Planetary) A device used in metallizing microelectronic devices to produce an even thickness and to assist covering all portions of the steps.
  15. a planetary hour is the time needed for 15°of the celestial equator to rise above the horizon, counting from sunrise. ...
  16. (PLANETS) Big round spheres that make up the solar system, which became the object that Leigh's 1998 field show was based upon.
  17. (PLANETS) The different heavenly bodies that influence a person's life by their placements in the houses in a birth chart.
  18. (Planets) (LIFE Science Library), Sagan, Carl, Jonathon Norton Leonard and editors of Life, Time, Inc., 1966
  19. (Planets) As used in Astrology, this refers to the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Earth is excluded, as it is our point of reference. In general, it is a major body which revolves around a Sun in a periodic orbit.
  20. (Planets) brings the energy of a planet into the formula. For example, bringing Venus into a formula will tend to harmonise; bringing in the sun will give more power or energy.
  21. Dwarf planets · Moons: Terran · Martian · Asteroidal · Jovian · Saturnian · Uranian · Neptunian · Plutonian · Eridian
  22. The astrological planets give name to the different versions of the Wanderers' I Ching for two reasons: the first, is that they have been written according to the rules of Talismanic Art, and second because the characters have a direct relationship with certain astrologic characters (Warrior = ...
  23. A very large body in orbit around a star. Planets can be composed mainly of rock or of dense gases.
  24. One of nine major bodies that orbit the Sun, visible to us by reflected sunlight.
  25. To dream of a planet, foretells an uncomfortable journey and depressing work.