Meaning of COMET in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈkɔmɪt ]

n. a hazy object usu. with a nucleus of ice and dust surrounded by gas and with a tail pointing away from the sun, moving about the sun in an eccentric orbit. øøcometary adj. [ME f. OF comete f. L cometa f. Gk kometes long-haired (star)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.