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Definition of Planet

Planet

  1. A celestial body which revolves about the sun in an orbit of a moderate degree of eccentricity. It is distinguished from a comet by the absence of a coma, and by having a less eccentric orbit. See Solar system.
  2. A star, as influencing the fate of a men.

Planet Quotations

It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
Neil Armstrong

Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.
Carl Sagan

We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Stephen Hawking

The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it's all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it.
Mike Huckabee

The most powerful force ever known on this planet is human cooperation - a force for construction and destruction.
Jonathan Haidt
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Planet Translations

planet in Dutch is zwerfster, planeet
planet in German is Planet
planet in Italian is pianeta
planet in Portuguese is planeta
planet in Spanish is planeta

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