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moonlet

Syllabification: moon·let
Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞onlət
 
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Definition of moonlet in English:

noun

1A small moon.
Example sentences
  • ‘The interiors of the tiny moonlets, which have been shielded from contamination by the continual collisions with each other, are the source of purer water ice,’ he said.
  • Essentially, rings are just thousands of tiny moonlets that orbit a planet and don't clump back into larger objects.
  • In fact, little moonlets may constantly form and be broken apart.

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