[ proh-toh-plan-it ]
/ ˈproʊ toʊˌplæn ɪt /
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the collection of matter, in the process of condensation, from which a planet is formed.
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How to use protoplanet in a sentence
Then there are protoplanets, a planet that’s almost done forming.
During the chaos of the Bombardment Epoch, water from asteroids and volatile elements from the protoplanet fall to the gravitational attraction of a young planet Earth.Carbon, It’s Elementary, Dear Reader - Issue 99: Universality|John Barnett|April 14, 2021|Nautilus
British Dictionary definitions for protoplanet
/ (ˌprəʊtəʊˈplænɪt) /
a planet in its early stages of evolution by the process of accretion
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