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OTHER WORDS FROM TritonTri·ton·ic [trahy-ton-ik], /traɪˈtɒn ɪk/, adjective
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Triton orbits the planet in a clockwise direction, the opposite of every other planet and major moon, indicating that it formed separately and later got snared by Neptune.The Planets with the Giant Diamonds Inside - Issue 102: Hidden Truths|Corey S. Powell|July 7, 2021|Nautilus
Triton also left behind a set of thin, clumpy rings that bunch together in arcs, unlike any other formation in the solar system.The Planets with the Giant Diamonds Inside - Issue 102: Hidden Truths|Corey S. Powell|July 7, 2021|Nautilus
Neptune’s system of moons is overwhelmingly dominated by a single large one, Triton, surrounded by 13 much smaller bodies, mostly in irregular, looping orbits.The Planets with the Giant Diamonds Inside - Issue 102: Hidden Truths|Corey S. Powell|July 7, 2021|Nautilus
Both missions had beaten out their competitors, spacecraft proposed to explore Jupiter’s moon Io and Neptune’s moon Triton.These scientists spent decades pushing NASA to go back to Venus. Now they’re on a hot streak.|Corinne Iozzio|June 29, 2021|Popular-Science
Triton is the largest moon of Neptune, and one of the most exotic worlds in the solar system.The best places to find extraterrestrial life in our solar system, ranked|Neel V. Patel|June 16, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Triton prices the 1000/3 LP at a cool $3.15 million—inclusive of pilot training.The Most Exciting New Hotels, Restaurants, and Submarines of 2014|Charlie Gilbert|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Triton will begin patrolling the seas with six ships based in Lampedusa and Porto Empedocle in Sicily on November 1.Britain’s Let-Em-All-Die Policy|Nico Hines, Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the captain of the Triton was beforehand with a celerity which matched the up-to-date speed of his craft.
He confessed to himself that he had envied the master of the rushing Triton who had swaggered past as if he owned the sea.
I could go under and be happy; go to old Triton, and wait for you; teach him to speak your proper Christian name.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
Triton was his father's trumpeter, and at Neptune's command he blew upon his conch-shell to calm the restless sea.Stories of Old Greece and Rome|Emilie Kip Baker
Within this niche a marble Triton poured through his conch-shell a continuous stream.Baron Bruno|Louisa Morgan