PLANET in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PLANET
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 n.  a large body in space that moves round a star, especially round the sun
Classic Sentence:
1  Like the planet Mercury surrounded by the lustre of sunset, her permanent brilliancy passed without much notice in the temporary glory of the situation.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
2  She is the daintiest thing under a bonnet on this planet.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
3  As these catastrophes occur, the sun will blaze with renewed energy; and it may be that some inner planet had suffered this fate.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
4  And amid all these scintillating points of light one bright planet shone kindly and steadily like the face of an old friend.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VII
5  Either the moon or the planet Mercury was passing across the sun's disk.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In XI
6  I believed it in the same way one of you might believe there are inhabitants in the planet Mars.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
7  We were wanderers on a prehistoric earth, on an earth that wore the aspect of an unknown planet.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II
8  I do value my idea and my work awfully; but in reality only consider this: all this world of ours is nothing but a speck of mildew, which has grown up on a tiny planet.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 7
9  Now, to any one not fully acquainted with the ways of the leviathans, it might seem an absurdly hopeless task thus to seek out one solitary creature in the unhooped oceans of this planet.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
10  The planet was, in fact, very near the horizon and was traversing a dense layer of mist which imparted to it a horrible ruddy hue.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
11  Night was come, and her planets were risen: a safe, still night: too serene for the companionship of fear.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
12  But people, unfamiliar with such speculations as those of the younger Darwin, forget that the planets must ultimately fall back one by one into the parent body.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
13  Peoples, like planets, possess the right to an eclipse.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
16  Okay, a scientist reports the measurement of the temperature of a new discovered planet to be minus point eight degrees.
17  The total number of species on the planet appears to be growing by leaps and bounds.
18  The planet Jupiter may have no solid surface at all.
19  Pluto is the farthest planet in the solar system.
20  A fuzzy photo released Monday - taken from 1.2 million miles away - appears to show the planet as an elongated blob, not a round space rock.
21  The ozone layer shields the planet from damaging ultra-violet rays, which can cause skin cancer and eye cataracts, and has been recovering after a phase-out of damaging chemicals under the U.N.'s 1987 Montreal Protocol.
22  The new research reinforces that statement from Curiosity's vantage point, and adds the perspective of the Opportunity rover, which has found a different ancient habitable environment on another part of the planet.
23  If we were to crane our necks in the direction of every new massacre or every inexplicable act of human cruelty on the planet we would have lost our heads a long time ago.
24  By gravitation the sun and planets act and react upon one another.
25  The idea that there is life on other planets is the central premise of the novel.
26  The theory is that there was a rare conjunction of certain bright planets that created the image of the so-called 'Star of Bethlehem'.
27  There are nine planets in the solar system.
28  Some scientists believe that comets hold the most primitive materials in the solar system and that they played a role in shaping some of the planets.
29  What resulted was system of planets orbiting in elliptical, not circular, orbits described by three laws.
30  Perhaps alien worlds could be seeded deliberately with terrestrial micro-organisms that might take hold there, jump-starting evolution on those planets.