interplanetary

adjective

in·​ter·​plan·​e·​tary ˌin-tər-ˈpla-nə-ˌter-ē How to pronounce interplanetary (audio)
: existing, carried on, or operating between planets
interplanetary dust
an interplanetary flight
interplanetary spacecraft

Word History

First Known Use

1691, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of interplanetary was in 1691

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“Interplanetary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interplanetary. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

interplanetary

adjective

in·​ter·​plan·​e·​tary
ˌint-ər-ˈplan-ə-ˌter-ē
: between planets
interplanetary space
interplanetary travel

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