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comet

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒm.ɪt/  us   /ˈkɑː.mɪt/
an object that moves around the sun, usually at a great distance from it, that is seen on rare occasions from Earth as a bright line in the sky
Translations of “comet”
in Arabic مُذنّب…
in Korean 혜성…
in Malaysian komet…
in French comète…
in Turkish kuyruklu yıldız…
in Italian cometa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 彗星…
in Russian комета…
in Polish kometa…
in Vietnamese sao chổi…
in Spanish cometa…
in Portuguese cometa…
in Thai ดาวหาง…
in German der Komet…
in Catalan cometa…
in Japanese すい星…
in Indonesian komet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 彗星…
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