Definition of Oort cloud in English:

Oort cloud

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Pronunciation: /ɔːt
 
, ʊət
 
/
Astronomy
  • A spherical cloud of small rocky and icy bodies postulated to orbit the sun beyond the orbit of Pluto and up to 1.5 light years from the sun, and to act as a reservoir of comets. Its existence was proposed by J. H. Oort.

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