What is another word for gas giant?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈas d͡ʒˈa͡ɪənt] (IPA)

A gas giant is a type of planet that is huge in size and mostly composed of gases like hydrogen and helium. This term is often used to describe the four outer planets of the solar system: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. However, there are other words that could be used to describe these planets. For instance, they can be referred to as Jovian planets, after Jupiter. Another term to describe gas giants is giant planets. Additionally, these planets can be referred to as ice giants because they contain a larger proportion of icy compounds such as water, methane, and ammonia compared to the gas giants.

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What are the hyponyms for Gas giant?

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Famous quotes with Gas giant

  • The impending collision out there somewhere in the great dark between a gas giant and a world very much like our own has some parallels to the eternal collision between religion and common sense. One is bloated and full of gas, and the other is measurable and solid. One engulfs everything around it, and the other simply provides a place to stand. One is a rogue destroyer that has come in out of the night, and the other is a warm well-lighted place vulnerable to the sainted mobs.
    Jack McDevitt

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