planetary

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adjective plan·e·tary \ˈpla-nə-ˌter-ē\

Definition of planetary

  1. 1a :  of, relating to, being, or resembling a planetb :  erratic, wanderingc :  having a motion like that of a planet planetary electronsd :  immense the scope of this project has reached planetary proportions

  2. 2a :  of, relating to, or belonging to the earth :  terrestrialb :  global, worldwide planetary politics

  3. 3 :  having or consisting of an epicyclic train of gear wheels

Examples of planetary in a sentence

  1. a positively planetary new shopping development

1607

First Known Use of planetary

1607


PLANETARY Defined for English Language Learners

planetary

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adjective plan·e·tary \ˈpla-nə-ˌter-ē\

Definition of planetary for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to planets


PLANETARY Defined for Kids

planetary

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adjective plan·e·tary \ˈpla-nə-ˌter-ē\

Definition of planetary for Students

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a planet

  2. 2 :  having a motion like that of a planet



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