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Definition of Planets
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Medicean planetsMedicean Med`i*ce"an, a.
Of or relating to the Medici, a noted Italian family; as, the
Medicean planets (Astron.), a name given by Galileo to the
satellites of Jupiter. Primary planetsPrimary Pri"ma*ry, a. [L. primarius, fr. primus first: cf. F.
primaire. See Prime, a., and cf. Premier, Primero.]
1. First in order of time or development or in intention;
primitive; fundamental; original.
The church of Christ, in its primary institution.
These I call original, or primary, qualities of
2. First in order, as being preparatory to something higher;
as, primary assemblies; primary schools.
3. First in dignity or importance; chief; principal; as,
primary planets; a matter of primary importance.
4. (Geol.) Earliest formed; fundamental.
5. (Chem.) Illustrating, possessing, or characterized by,
some quality or property in the first degree; having
undergone the first stage of substitution or replacement.
Primary alcohol (Organic Chem.), any alcohol which possess
the group CH2.OH, and can be oxidized so as to form a
corresponding aldehyde and acid having the same number of
carbon atoms; -- distinguished from secondary & tertiary
Primary amine (Chem.), an amine containing the amido group,
or a derivative of ammonia in which only one atom of
hydrogen has been replaced by a basic radical; --
distinguished from secondary & tertiary amines.
Primary amputation (Surg.), an amputation for injury
performed as soon as the shock due to the injury has
passed away, and before symptoms of inflammation
Primary axis (Bot.), the main stalk which bears a whole
cluster of flowers.
Primary colors. See under Color.
Primary meeting, a meeting of citizens at which the first
steps are taken towards the nomination of candidates, etc.
Primary pinna (Bot.), one of those portions of a compound
leaf or frond which branch off directly from the main
rhachis or stem, whether simple or compounded.
Primary planets. (Astron.) See the Note under Planet.
Primary qualities of bodies, such are essential to and
inseparable from them.
Primary quills (Zo["o]l.), the largest feathers of the wing
of a bird; primaries.
Primary rocks (Geol.), a term early used for rocks supposed
to have been first formed, being crystalline and
containing no organic remains, as granite, gneiss, etc.;
-- called also primitive rocks. The terms Secondary,
Tertiary, and Quaternary rocks have also been used in like
manner, but of these the last two only are now in use.
Primary salt (Chem.), a salt derived from a polybasic acid
in which only one acid hydrogen atom has been replaced by
a base or basic radical.
Primary syphilis (Med.), the initial stage of syphilis,
including the period from the development of the original
lesion or chancre to the first manifestation of symptoms
indicative of general constitutional infection.
Primary union (Surg.), union without suppuration; union by
the first intention.
Meaning of Planets from wikipedia
- discovered), that were once considered planets
by the scientific
community, are no longer viewed
as such. The planets
- morning. So we're going
to do The Planets
, and you've got to conduct." “ ” Adrian Boult
The orchestral premiere
of The Planets
- Earth-sized planets
in the Milky
to 40 billion
if planets orbiting
are included. The least
m****ive planet known
- "Lights"), making
of seven planets
. Astrologers retain
today. To ancient
astrologers, the planets represented
the will of the gods...
- terrestrial planets
are the inner planets closest
to the Sun, i.e. Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. The terms
" and "telluric planet
- Sun directly, the largest eight
are the planets
, with the remainder being smaller
objects, such as dwarf planets
and small Solar System
bodies. Of the objects...
of planets orbiting other
star systems, including similar binary systems
(Gamma Cephei), raises
that additional planets
- an even more m****ive object, Eris. The exclusion
of dwarf planets
from the roster
by the IAU has been both praised
and criticized; it was said...
- detect large planets orbiting close
to their parent
star than other planets
as these planets catch
from their parent
star. When a planet
has a high...
- The Solar
and officially recognized dwarf planets
to be orbited
by 184 natural
satellites, or moons. 19 moons
in the Solar...
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