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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. Paul Chodas:

    Over many centuries and millennia [these asteroids] might evolve into Earth-crossing orbits, so it is prudent to keep tracking [them] for decades to come and to study how their orbits might be evolving.

  2. Ed Lu:

    There is about to be an awful lot more data and observations on asteroids, we're preparing for this flood of data. Together with our partners, we are working to understand how well we are going to be able to determine if an asteroid is going to hit the Earth. More observations means less uncertainty.

  3. 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.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The earth will not be destroyed by any size of asteroids that would collide with it or any aliens but by those people dwelling on this planet only and are devoid of human feelings.

  5. Sean Marshall:

    Should this asteroid come closer than the geostationary satellites, it would be a rare occurrence -- that only happens about once per decade for large asteroids, what we know for sure is that it will not collide with Earth this month, so do not panic.

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