What does Planetary mean?

Definitions for Planetary
ˈplæn ɪˌtɛr iPlan·e·tary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. planetal, planetary(adj)

    of or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets

    "planetary motion"; "planetary year"

  2. planetary, terrestrial(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants

    "planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley ; "the planetary tilt"; "this terrestrial ball"

  3. erratic, planetary, wandering(adj)

    having no fixed course

    "an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond"

  4. global, planetary, world(a), worldwide, world-wide(adj)

    involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope

    "global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither national nor continental but planetary"; "a world crisis"; "of worldwide significance"


  1. planetary(Adjective)

    of, or relating to planets, or the orbital motion of planets

  2. planetary(Adjective)

    of, or relating to the Earth; terrestrial

  3. planetary(Adjective)

    of, or relating to the whole Earth; global

  4. planetary(Adjective)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Planetary(adj)

    of or pertaining to the planets; as, planetary inhabitants; planetary motions; planetary year

  2. Planetary(adj)

    consisting of planets; as, a planetary system

  3. Planetary(adj)

    under the dominion or influence of a planet

  4. Planetary(adj)

    caused by planets

  5. Planetary(adj)

    having the nature of a planet; erratic; revolving; wandering

  6. Origin: [Cf. L. planetarius an astrologer, F. plantaire planetary. See Planet.]


  1. Planetary

    Planetary is an American comic book limited series created by writer Warren Ellis and artist John Cassaday published by the Wildstorm imprint of DC Comics. After an initial preview issue in September 1998, the series ran for 27 issues from April 1999 to October 2009.

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How to pronounce Planetary?

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How to say Planetary in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Planetary in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Planetary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Planetary in a Sentence

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    This is a major, major, major, planetary crisis.

  2. Paul Kalas:

    Stars need to pass very close to a planetary system to have significant effect.

  3. Dimitri Veras:

    Therefore, a discovery here would represent firsts in three different senses for planetary systems.

  4. John Debes:

    Most of the models scientists have created to explain rings around white dwarfs only work well up to around 100 million years, so this star is really challenging our assumptions of how planetary systems evolve.

  5. George Nield:

    We do not have formal authority today to deal with what happens on orbit or on other planetary terrestrial bodies. That’s the issue that we’re wrestling with, what is being looked at right now is a Band-Aid fix because the system is broken.

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