follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

major planet

noun, Astronomy
1.
planet (def 1a).
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for major planet
  • The preceding formation flying tasks are difficult enough in free space or while orbiting a major planet.
British Dictionary definitions for major planet

major planet

noun
1.
a planet of the solar system, as opposed to an asteroid (minor planet)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for major planet

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for major

14
17
Scrabble Words With Friends