HyperDic: outer_planet

English > 1 sense of the expression outer planet:
NOUNobjectouter planet(astronomy) a major planet whose orbit is outside the asteroid belt (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto)
English > outer planet: 1 sense > noun 1, object
Meaning(astronomy) a major planet whose orbit is outside the asteroid belt (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto).
Categoryastronomy, uranologyThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
InstancesJupiterThe largest planet and the 5th from the sun
NeptuneA giant planet with a ring of ice particles
SaturnA giant planet that is surrounded by three planar concentric rings of ice particles
UranusA giant planet with a ring of ice particles
Member ofsolar systemThe sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field
Broaderplanet, major planet(astronomy) any of the nine large / large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light
Spanishplaneta externo

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