planetward

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

planet +‎ -ward

Adjective[edit]

planetward ‎(comparative more planetward, superlative most planetward)

  1. Towards a planet.
    • 2008 June 10, Henry Fountain, “Activity in Saturn Ring May Provide Clues to Birth of Solar System”, in New York Times[1]:
      Astronomers have known that F’s appearance is in large part due to Prometheus, a small “shepherd” moon on its planetward side that comes close to the ring regularly because of orbital vagaries.

Adverb[edit]

planetward ‎(comparative more planetward, superlative most planetward)

  1. Towards a planet.