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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets.
  • adjective Of or relating to the earth; terrestrial or earthly.
  • adjective Of or affecting the entire world; global.
  • adjective Wandering; erratic.
  • adjective Being or relating to a gear train consisting of a central gear with an internal ring gear and one or more pinions.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of planetary nebula. See nebula.
  • Of or pertaining to a planet or the planets; consisting of planets: as, planetary motions; planetary inhabitants; the planetary system.
  • Having the character attributed to a planet; erratic or wandering.
  • In astrology, under the dominion or influence of a planet; produced by or under the influence of planets.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the planets
  • adjective Consisting of planets.
  • adjective (Astrol.) Under the dominion or influence of a planet.
  • adjective Caused by planets.
  • adjective Having the nature of a planet; erratic; revolving; wandering.
  • adjective the days of the week as shared among the planets known to the ancients, each having its day.
  • adjective a nebula exhibiting a uniform disk, like that of a planet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective astronomy Of, or relating to planets, or the orbital motion of planets.
  • adjective Of, or relating to the Earth; terrestrial.
  • adjective Of, or relating to the whole Earth; global.
  • adjective of a gear train epicyclic

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
  • adjective of or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets
  • adjective having no fixed course
  • adjective involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope

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