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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A planetoid discovered in 2002.

Usage examples (15)
  • Quaoar is that rocky, icy not-quite a planet that was discovered in 2002 on the fringes of the solar system.
  • They end up asking a California Tongva tribe for permission to use the name of their deity Quaoar.
  • He mentions Quaoar, but that's just the tip of the iceberg (or a fraction of the iceball, if you prefer).
  • Even that has become more complicated, with the discovery of objects like Chiron, Sedna, Quaoar, Eris, etc. for more
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