HyperDic: celestial_body

English > 1 sense of the expression celestial body:
NOUNobjectcelestial body, heavenly bodynatural objects visible in the sky
English > celestial body: 1 sense > noun 1, object
Meaningnatural objects visible in the sky.
Synonymheavenly body
Category oftwinkle, winkle, scintillateemit or reflect light in a flickering manner
Part ofuniverse, existence, creation, world, cosmos, macrocosmEverything that exists anywhere
Narrowerminor planet, planetoidAny of numerous small celestial bodies that move around the sun
planet, 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
planetAny celestial body (other than comets or satellites) that revolves around a star
planetesimalOne of many small solid celestial bodies thought to have existed at an early stage / stage in the development of the solar system
primary(astronomy) a celestial body (especially a star) relative to other objects in orbit around it
quasar, quasi-stellar radio sourceA starlike object that may send out radio waves and other forms of energy
satelliteAny celestial body orbiting around a planet or star
star(astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
starAny celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night
Broadernatural objectAn object occurring naturally
Spanishastro, cuerpo celeste
Catalanastre, cos celeste

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