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ˈplæn ɪˌtɛr iplan·e·ta·ry
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of or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets
"planetary motion"; "planetary year"
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"
erratic, planetary, wanderingadjective
having no fixed course
"an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond"
global, planetary, world(a), worldwide, world-wideadjective
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"
of, or relating to planets, or the orbital motion of planets
of, or relating to the Earth; terrestrial
of, or relating to the whole Earth; global
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: planetaire, Fr. from planet.
Their planetary motions and aspects. John Milton.
To marble and to brass, such features give,
Describe the stars and planetary way,
And trace the footsteps of eternal day. George Granville.
Darkling they mourn their fate, whom Circe’s power,
That watch’d the moon and planetary hour,
With words and wicked herbs, from human kind
Had alter’d. Dryden.
I was born in the planetary hour of Saturn, and, I think, I have a piece of that leaden planet in me; I am no way facetious. Joseph Addison, Spectator, № 487.
Here’s gold, go on;
Be as a planetary plague, when Jove
Will o’er some high-vic’d city hang his poison
In the sick air. William Shakespeare, Timon of Athens.
We make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon and stars, as if we were villains by an enforced obedience of planetary influence. William Shakespeare, King Lear.
We behold bright planetary Jove,
Sublime in air through his wide province move;
Four second planets his dominion own,
And round him turn, as round the earth the moon. Richard Blackmore.
of or pertaining to the planets; as, planetary inhabitants; planetary motions; planetary year
consisting of planets; as, a planetary system
under the dominion or influence of a planet
caused by planets
having the nature of a planet; erratic; revolving; wandering
Etymology: [Cf. L. planetarius an astrologer, F. plantaire planetary. See Planet.]
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.
Relating to a planet.
It is being reported that planetary changes for the improvement of humanity, animals and the planet are progressing at superluminal speed.
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The numerical value of planetary in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of planetary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of planetary in a Sentence
I was always brainstorming how we could use a telescope in other ways, is there a way you could use a telescope to look inside a planetary body? Then I thought, the aurorae! Because aurorae are controlled by the magnetic field, if you observe the aurorae in an appropriate way, you learn something about the magnetic field. If you know the magnetic field, then you know something about the moon's interior.
Those planets are alien compared to our home system, but they have revolutionized our understanding of how planetary systems form.
The mission will provide inspiration, they'll aspire future ideas for planetary exploration and certainly push our boundaries even further.
Therefore, a discovery here would represent firsts in three different senses for planetary systems.
Just like rearranging deckchairs on the Titanic, this COP's fiddling of carbon accounting and negotiating of Article 6 is not commensurate to the planetary emergency we face.
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