asteroid
Pronunciation
  • enPR: ăs'tə-roid", IPA: /ˈæstəɹoɪd/
Noun

asteroid (plural asteroids)

  1. (zoology) Any member of the taxonomic class Asteroidea; a starfish
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asteroid (plural asteroids)

  1. (astronomy) A naturally occurring solid object, which is smaller than a planet and is not a comet, that orbits a star
  2. (astronomy) In the Solar system, such a body that orbits within the orbit of Jupiter
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