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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Planetary \Plan"et*a*ry\, adjective [Cf. L. planetarius an astrologer, F. plan['e]taire planetary. See {Planet}.]

1. Of or pertaining to the planets; as, planetary inhabitants; planetary motions; planetary year.

2. Consisting of planets; as, a planetary system.

3. (Astrol.) Under the dominion or influence of a planet. "Skilled in the planetary hours." --Drayton.

4. Caused by planets. "A planetary plague." --Shak.

5. Having the nature of a planet; erratic; revolving; wandering. "Erratical and planetary life." --Fuller.

{Planetary days}, the days of the week as shared among the planets known to the ancients, each having its day. --Hutton.

{Planetary nebula}, a nebula exhibiting a uniform disk, like that of a planet.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

planetary

adjective

1: of or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets; "planetary motion"; "planetary year" [syn: {planetal}, {planetary}]

2: of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants; "planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley ; "the planetary tilt"; "this terrestrial ball" [syn: {planetary}, {terrestrial}]

3: having no fixed course; "an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond" [syn: {erratic}, {planetary}, {wandering}]

4: involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope; "global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither national nor continental but planetary"; "a world crisis"; "of worldwide significance" [syn: {global}, {planetary}, {world(a)}, {worldwide}, {world-wide}]


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