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planet in Astronomy topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplanetplan‧et /ˈplænɪt/ ●●● W3 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 planet.jpg HAa very large round object in space that moves around the Sun or another star 🔊 Mercury is the smallest of all the planets. 🔊 Is there life on other planets? 🔊 the future of planet EarthDon’t say ‘in a planet’. Say on a planet.2 somebody is (living) on another planet/what planet is somebody on?3 the planetplanetary adjective [only before noun] 🔊 the planetary system
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planetIn this way the differentiation of a planet may act to slow down the operation of the heat engine.One of my boyfriends said that it's as if I was from another planet.We will take the animals to different planets.The entire planet is fluid, like a star.Certainly, evidence of intelligent civilizations on planets orbiting distant stars would be an epochal event in human history.It is almost certain that, during the Earth's early history, the planet was a frequent victim of cometary impacts.Saturn is the planet with rings around it.The orbital motion of the earth provided a causal explanation for why the planets appeared to meander across the sky.