Definition of Asteroids

1. Noun. (plural of asteroid) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Asteroids

1. asteroid [n] - See also: asteroid

Asteroids Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Asteroids Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Asteroids

asterisms
asterixis
astern
astern of
asternal
asteroid
asteroid belt
asteroid belts
asteroid body
asteroid hyalosis
asteroidal
asteroidian
asteroidians
asteroidlike
asteroids (current term)
asterolepis
asterophyllite
asterophyllites
asteroseismic
asteroseismical
asteroseismological
asteroseismologically
asteroseismologist
asteroseismologists
asteroseismology
asterostromelloid
asters
asterseismology
astert

Literary usage of Asteroids

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1904)
"Smaller asteroids than these undoubtedly exist, but are so excessively faint as to ... Of all the planets of the Sun's system these asteroids offer the ..."

2. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1861)
"On the Secular Variations and Mutual Relations of the Orbits of the asteroids. By Simon Newcomb. (Memoirs of the American Academy, New Series, tv pp. ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1855)
"Mr. Greg then referred to a recent number of the ' Comptes Rendus,' in which there is a paper by Le Verrier on the asteroids. M. Le Verrier shows by ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1857)
"The recently discovered asteroids had the position of their orbits ... THE asteroids. The following paper has been communicated by Daniel Vaughan, Esq., ..."

5. Elements of Astronomy: Accompanied with Numerous Illustrations, a Colored by Joseph Norman Lockyer (1873)
"Size of the asteroids.—None of these planets, except occasionally Ceres and Vesta, ... The orbits of the asteroids thus far discovered, for the most part, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Asteroids

Search for Asteroids on Dictionary.com!Search for Asteroids on Thesaurus.com!Search for Asteroids on Google!Search for Asteroids on Wikipedia!

Search