solar system
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈsəʊl.ə ˌsɪs.təm/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈsoʊ.lɚ ˌsɪs.təm/
Proper noun
  1. Alternative letter-case form of Solar System#English|Solar System; the Sun and all the objects in orbit around it.
Noun

solar system (plural solar systems)

  1. Any collection of heavenly bodies including a star or binary star, and any lighter stars, brown dwarfs, planets, and other objects in orbit.
    • 1992, J. Laskar, page 31 in, Sylvio Ferraz-Mello (editor), "Chaos, resonance, and collective dynamical phenomena in the solar system", International Astronomical Union Symposium,
      I would like to stress out that the meaning of unstable for our solar system is very different than for another solar system.
    • 2001, Stuart Ross Taylor, Solar system evolution: a new perspective, 2nd edition, page xiii
      Every satellite has turned out to differ in some significant feature from its neighbor: " […] the sense of novelty would probably not have been greater if we had explored a different solar system".
Synonyms Translations
Solar System
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈsəʊl.ə ˌsɪs.təm/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈsoʊ.lɚ ˌsɪs.təm/
Proper noun
  1. The Sun and all the heavenly bodies that orbit around it, including the eight planets, their moons, the asteroids and comets.
Translations
Solar system
Noun

solar system (uncountable)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Solar System#English|Solar System



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