Definition of solar system noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    solar system

    BrE BrE//ˈsəʊlə sɪstəm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsoʊlər sɪstəm//
    The universe
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  1. 1the solar system [singular] the sun and all the planets that move around it See related entries: The universe
  2. 2[countable] any group of planets that all move around the same star We don’t know how many solar systems there are in each galaxy. See related entries: The universe
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: solar system