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  1. Asteroids

    Asteroids is a video arcade game released in November 1979 by Atari Inc. It was one of the most popular and influential games of the Golden Age of Arcade Games, selling 70,000 arcade cabinets. Asteroids uses a vector display and a two-dimensional view that wraps around in both screen axes. The player controls a spaceship in an asteroid field which is periodically traversed by flying saucers. The object of the game is to shoot and destroy asteroids and saucers while not colliding with either, or being hit by the saucers' counter-fire.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. asteroids

    The name by which the minor planets between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars were proposed to be distinguished by Sir W. Herschel. They are very small bodies, which have all been discovered since the commencement of the present century; yet their present number is over eighty.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of asteroids in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of asteroids in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of asteroids in a Sentence

  1. Ben Reed:

    We have the technologies to be able to do it, and the same technology is needed to capture asteroids.

  2. William Bottke:

    We can now use asteroids, for the first time, to tell us about many of the major events that took place in the inner solar system during the planet-formation era, this gives us a new window on a time period which has been virtually unknown up to now.

  3. Patrick Michel:

    These small pieces are ejected but because they follow each other, their mutual attraction is high enough to make them reaccumulate and form a family of aggregate asteroids after a few hours, this is how asteroid families form in the belt.

  4. Paul Chodas:

    There are a large number of tiny asteroids like this one, and several of them approach our planet as close as this several times every year.

  5. Dante Lauretta:

    Thats really exciting, you can learn a lot by bringing a sample back from an asteroid, but were going to learn exponentially more by bringing samples back from these two asteroids, which initially looked very similar to each other, may still be related to each other but have had different histories.

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