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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 plan·e·tary /ˈplænəˌtɛri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plan·et·a·ry a.
 1. Of or pertaining to the planets; as, planetary inhabitants; planetary motions; planetary year.
 2. Consisting of planets; as, a planetary system.
 3. Astrol. Under the dominion or influence of a planet. “Skilled in the planetary hours.”
 4. Caused by planets. “A planetary plague.”
 5. Having the nature of a planet; erratic; revolving; wandering. “Erratical and planetary life.”
 Planetary days, the days of the week as shared among the planets known to the ancients, each having its day. --Hutton.
 Planetary nebula, a nebula exhibiting a uniform disk, like that of a planet.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital
             characteristics of a planet or the planets; "planetary
             motion"; "planetary year" [syn: planetal]
      2: of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or
         its inhabitants; "planetary rumblings and eructations"-
         L.C.Eiseley ; "the planetary tilt"; "this terrestrial
         ball" [syn: terrestrial]
      3: having no fixed course; "an erratic comet"; "his life
         followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond" [syn:
          erratic, wandering]
      4: involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in
         scope; "global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither
         national nor continental but planetary"; "a world crisis";
         "of worldwide significance" [syn: global, world(a), worldwide]