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Definition of "kuiper" []

  • A region of the solar system beyond the orbit of Neptune, some 30–1000 astronomical units from the sun, containing up to one thousand million icy planetesimals or comet nuclei (noun)
  • United States astronomer (born in the Netherlands) who studied the solar system and suggested in 1951 that there is a belt of comet-like debris at the edge of the solar system (1905-1973) (noun)

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Use "kuiper" in a sentence
  • "Our solar system is the planets between mercury to neptune†¦ †¦ the asteroid belt between mars and jupiter†¦ †¦ the kuiper belt †¦ basically everything in which our sun is the dominant gravitational force."
  • "Our solar system is the planets between mercury to neptune … … the asteroid belt between mars and jupiter … … the kuiper belt … basically everything in which our sun is the dominant gravitational force."
  • "It enshrouds no-go that kuiper belt scribe very huffily."