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giant planet

noun
1.
any of the planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, characterized by large mass, low density, and an extensive atmosphere
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  • It is easy to see, then, that this "giant planet" would produce enormous tidal elevations in the solar mass.

    The Asteroids Daniel Kirkwood
  • The giant planet had weathered down to one great curving plain.

    Hunters Out of Space Joseph Everidge Kelleam
  • I could leave her on a giant planet, a statue ten miles long for the ages to marvel at.

    Hunters Out of Space Joseph Everidge Kelleam
  • Possibly a landing could be dared on that giant planet itself, despite its gravity.

    Space Platform Murray Leinster
  • The great danger appears to be that of coming within the orbit of the giant planet Jupiter.

  • The invisible weight that pressed down was released as once more the giant planet's gravity was nullified.

  • Months slipped by as the ship moved steadily toward the giant planet.

  • The rapid dusk of the giant planet began to close in on them.

  • The grim face of the giant planet was enswathed in endless billowing clouds.

    Pirates of the Gorm Nat Schachner
  • A thin, bluish-grey arc of the giant planet overarched its western edge.

    A Honeymoon in Space George Griffith

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