Definition of moonlet in English:


Syllabification: moon·let
Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞onlət


  • 1A small moon.
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    • ‘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.
  • 1.1An artificial satellite.

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