[syn: global, planetary, world(a), worldwide, world-wide]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Planetary \Plan"et*a*ry\, a. [Cf. L. planetarius an astrologer,
F. plan['e]taire planetary. See Planet.]
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." --Drayton.
4. Caused by planets. "A planetary plague." --Shak.
5. Having the nature of a planet; erratic; revolving;
wandering. "Erratical and planetary life." --Fuller.
Planetary days, the days of the week as shared among the
planets known to the ancients, each having its day.
Planetary nebula, a nebula exhibiting a uniform disk, like
that of a planet.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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, planetary]
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: planetary, terrestrial]
3: having no fixed course; "an erratic comet"; "his life
followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond" [syn:
erratic, planetary, 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, planetary,
world(a), worldwide, world-wide]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
118 Moby Thesaurus words for "planetary":
Antaean, Cynthian, aberrant, aberrative, all-comprehending,
all-comprehensive, all-covering, all-embracing, all-encompassing,
all-filling, all-including, all-inclusive, all-pervading, allover,
anagalactic, asteroidal, astral, astrologic, astrologistic,
astrologous, astronomic, astrophysical, catholic, celestial,
circuitous, circumplanetary, cislunar, colossal, cosmic,
cosmopolitan, country-wide, cyclopean, departing, desultory,
deviant, deviating, deviative, deviatory, devious, digressive,
discursive, ecumenic, ecumenical, elephantine, empyreal, empyrean,
enormous, equinoctial, errant, erratic, excursive, extragalactic,
galactic, gigantic, global, heaven-wide, heavenly, heliacal,
immense, indirect, intercosmic, international, interplanetary,
intersidereal, interstellar, jumbo, labyrinthine, lunar, lunary,
lunate, lunular, lunulate, mazy, meandering, meteoric, meteoritic,
monumental, national, nebular, nebulose, nebulous,
nondenominational, nonsectarian, out-of-the-way, planetal,
planetarian, planetesimal, rambling, roving, semilunar, serpentine,
shifting, sidereal, snaky, solar, sphery, star-spangled,
star-studded, starry, stellar, stellary, stray, swerving,
terrestrial, total, turning, twisting, undirected, universal,
uranic, vagrant, veering, wandering, winding, world-wide,
worldwide, zigzag, zodiacal