Definition of Halley's comet in English:

Halley's comet

Syllabification: Hal·ley's com·et
Pronunciation: /ˈhalēz, ˈhā-
 
/
  • A periodical comet with an orbital period of about 76 years, its reappearance in 1758–59 having been predicted by Edmond Halley. It was first recorded in 240 bc and last appeared, rather faintly, in 1985–86.

More definitions of Halley's comet

Definition of Halley's comet in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day milord
Pronunciation: məˈlôrd
noun
used to address an English nobleman