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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A room with a large dome ceiling on which images of the heavens are cast by a special projector: the natural movements of the sun, moon, stars, and other heavenly bodies can be shown.

Usage examples (35)
  • The astronomy class met in the planetarium at the university.
  • I'm sorry, did he call a planetarium "foolishness"?
  • (In homage to Nehru's interest in astronomy, the city's planetarium is next door.) 12: 10 A.M. INDIRA GANDHI
  • The Gottorp Globe, the world’s first modern planetarium, is completed in Germany. for more
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