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asteroid

noun [C]  us   /ˈæs·təˌrɔɪd/
earth science an object like a very large rock that goes around the sun like a planet: Scientists are hoping an asteroid will clue them in about early life on earth.
Translations of “asteroid”
in Vietnamese tiểu hành tinh…
in Spanish Asteroide…
in Thai กลุ่มดาวจำนวนมากที่โคจรรอบดวงอาทิตย์…
in Malaysian asteroid…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小行星…
in Indonesian asteroid…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小行星…
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