HyperDic: planet

English > 3 senses of the word planet:
NOUNobjectplanet, 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
person planet, satellitea person who follows or serves another
objectplanetany celestial body (other than comets or satellites) that revolves around a star
planet > pronunciation
Soundsplae'naht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > planet: 3 senses > noun 1, object
Meaning(astronomy) any of the nine large / 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.
Synonymmajor planet
Categoryastronomy, uranologyThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
Instancesevening star, Hesperus, VesperA planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western sky
Member ofsolar systemThe sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field
PartsbiosphereThe regions of the surface and atmosphere of the Earth (or other planet) where living organisms exist
NarrowerJovian planet, gas giantAny of the four outermost planets in the solar system
inferior planetAny of the planets whose orbit lies inside the earth's orbit
morning star, daystar, Phosphorus, LuciferA planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky
outer planet(astronomy) a major planet whose orbit is outside the asteroid belt (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto)
superior planetAny of the planets whose orbit lies outside the earth's orbit
terrestrial planetA planet having a compact rocky surface like the Earth's
Broadercelestial body, heavenly bodynatural objects visible in the sky
Spanishplaneta
Catalanplaneta
Adjectivesinterplanetarybetween or among planets
planetal, planetaryof or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics / characteristics of a planet or the planets
English > planet: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who follows or serves another.
Synonymsatellite
BroaderfollowerA person who accepts the leadership / leadership of another
Spanishsatélite
Catalansatèl·lit
English > planet: 3 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningAny celestial body (other than comets or satellites) that revolves around a star.
Broadercelestial body, heavenly bodynatural objects visible in the sky
Spanishplaneta
Catalanplaneta
Adjectivesplanetalof or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics / characteristics of a planet or the planets

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