Interplanetary In`ter*plan"et*a*ry, a. Between planets; as, interplanetary spaces; interplanetary travel. --Boyle. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • interplanetary — (adj.) 1690s, existing between planets, from INTER (Cf. inter ) + PLANETARY (Cf. planetary). In reference to travel between planets, attested from 1897 …   Etymology dictionary

  • interplanetary — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ situated or travelling between planets …   English terms dictionary

  • interplanetary — [in΄tər plan′ə ter΄ē] adj. 1. between planets 2. within the solar system but outside the atmosphere of any planet or the sun …   English World dictionary

  • interplanetary — adjective Existing or occurring between planets Humans are just beginning to explore interplanetary travel …   Wiktionary

  • interplanetary — adj. Interplanetary is used with these nouns: ↑travel …   Collocations dictionary

  • interplanetary — in|ter|plan|e|ta|ry [ˌıntəˈplænıtəri US ˌıntərˈplænıteri] adj [only before noun] between the ↑planets ▪ interplanetary space missions …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • interplanetary — in|ter|plan|e|tar|y [ ,ıntər plænə,teri ] adjective only before noun traveling or taking place between different planets: interplanetary travel/probes/craft …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • interplanetary — adjective (only before noun) between the planets: interplanetary travel …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • interplanetary — UK [ˌɪntə(r)ˈplænɪt(ə)rɪ] / US [ˌɪntərˈplænəˌterɪ] adjective [only before noun] travelling or taking place between different planets interplanetary travel/probes/craft …   English dictionary

  • interplanetary — /in teuhr plan i ter ee/, adj. being or occurring between the planets or between a planet and the sun. [1685 95; INTER + PLANETARY] * * * …   Universalium

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