Solar-system meaning

The solar system is a group of planets or celestial bodies that revolve around a sun.

An example of the solar system is the eight planets including Earth that revolve around the sun.

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The sun together with the eight planets and all other celestial bodies that orbit the sun.
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A system of planets or other bodies orbiting a star.
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That portion of our galaxy which is subject to the gravity of the sun.
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Any similar system consisting of a star, its planets, etc.
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Often Solar System. The Sun together with the eight planets, their moons, and all other bodies that orbit it, including dwarf planets, asteroids, comets, meteoroids, and Kuiper belt objects. The outer limit of the solar system is formed by the heliopause .
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The Sun and all the heavenly bodies that orbit around it, including the eight planets, their moons, the asteroids, and comets.
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A similar system surrounding another star. Over two dozen stars are known to have planets in orbit around them, though none is known to have as extensive or diverse a group of orbiting bodies as the Sun's system.
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Alternative capitalization of Solar System.
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Attributive form of solar system, noun.
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All the matter within this portion, including interplanetary dust or gas; esp., the sun itself and its planets.
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