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planetary
American English: /ˈplænəˌtɛri/
British English: /ˈplanɪt(ə)ri/

Translation of planetary in Spanish:

adjective (before noun)

  • (Astronomy, Astrology)
    Example sentences
    • The Universe has its own heavenly sounds, such as pulsars, planetary magnetospheres and solar winds.
    • Jupiter is the largest of our nine planets, containing two-thirds of the planetary mass of our Solar System.
    • In 1954 he developed his work on dynamical systems in relation to planetary motion.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.