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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 Korean 혜성…
in Arabic مُذنّب…
in French comète…
in Turkish kuyruklu yıldız…
in Italian cometa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 彗星…
in Russian комета…
in Polish kometa…
in Spanish cometa…
in Portuguese cometa…
in German der Komet…
in Catalan cometa…
in Japanese すい星…
in Chinese (Simplified) 彗星…
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