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Adjective: planetary  'pla-nu,te-ree [N. Amer], pla-nu-t(u-)ree [Brit]
  1. Of or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets
    "planetary year";
    - planetal
     
  2. Of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
    "planetary rumblings and eructations"; "the planetary tilt";
    - terrestrial
     
  3. Having no fixed course
    "a planetary vagabond";
    - erratic, wandering
     
  4. Involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    "neither national nor continental but planetary";
    - global, world, worldwide, world-wide

See also: international, unsettled

Encyclopedia: Planetary