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major planet

noun, Astronomy
1.
planet (def 1a).
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  • The preceding formation flying tasks are difficult enough in free space or while orbiting a major planet.
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major planet

noun
1.
a planet of the solar system, as opposed to an asteroid (minor planet)
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