the asteroids, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, which are farther from the sun than is the earth.
Primary planets are those which revolve about the sun; secondary planets, or moons, are those which
revolve around the primary planets as satellites, and at the same time revolve with them about the sun.
2. A star, as influencing the fate of a men.
There's some ill planet reigns.Shak. Planet gear. (Mach.) See Epicyclic train, under Epicyclic. Planet wheel, a gear wheel which
revolves around the wheel with which it meshes, in an epicyclic train.
(Plane" ta`ble) See under Plane, a.
(Plan`e*ta"ri*um) n. [NL.: cf. F. planétaire. See Planetary.] An orrery. See Orrery.
(Plan"et*a*ry) a. [Cf. L. planetarius an astrologer, F. planétaire planetary. See Planet.]
1. Of or pertaining to the planets; as, planetary inhabitants; planetary motions; planetary year.
2. Consisting of planets; as, a planetary system.
3. (Astrol.) Under the dominion or influence of a planet. "Skilled in the planetary hours." Drayton.
4. Caused by planets. "A planetary plague." Shak.
5. Having the nature of a planet; erratic; revolving; wandering. "Erratical and planetary life." Fuller.
Planetary days, the days of the week as shared among the planets known to the ancients, each having
its day. Hutton. Planetary nebula, a nebula exhibiting a uniform disk, like that of a planet.
(Plan"et*ed), a. Belonging to planets. [R.] Young.
(Pla*net"ic Pla*net"ic*al) a. [L. planeticus, Gr. .] Of or pertaining to planets. Sir T. Browne.
(Plan"et*oid) n. [Planet + -oid.] (Astron.) A body resembling a planet; an asteroid.
(Plan"et*oid*al) a. Pertaining to a planetoid.
(Plane" tree`) (Bot.) Same as 1st Plane.
(Plan"et-strick`en Plan"et-struck`) a. Affected by the influence of planets; blasted. Milton.
Like planet-stricken men of yoreWordsworth.
He trembles, smitten to the core
By strong compunction and remorse.
(Plan"et*ule) n. A little planet. [R.] Conybeare.
(Plan"gen*cy) n. The quality or state of being plangent; a beating sound. [R.]
(Plan"gent) a. [L. plangens, -entis, fr. plangere to beat. See Plaint.] Beating; dashing, as a
wave. [R.] "The plangent wave." H. Taylor.
(Plan"i- Plan"o-) . [L. planus. See Plane, a.] Combining forms signifying flat, level, plane; as
planifolious, planimetry, plano- concave.
(Plan`i*fo"li*ous) a. [Plani- + L. folium leaf.] (Bot.) Flat-leaved.
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