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comet
used in In the Unlikely Event

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Definition
a relatively small extraterrestrial body consisting of a frozen mass that travels around the sun in a highly elliptical orbit
  • I swear, I thought it was a comet.
    p. 61.6
  • It sounded like a comet.
    p. 61.6
  • ANGELO VENETTI: That was no comet—that was a bomb inside the plane.
    p. 61.6
  • MAY 3—While Elizabeth awaits the CAB verdict on the reopening of Newark Airport, a new era of airplane travel began today with the flight of a British De Havilland Comet jet airliner from London to Johannesburg, South Africa.
    p. 389.2
  • With a top cruising speed of 480 miles per hour, the Comet is 50% faster than propeller aircraft such as the DC-6, and its proponents say it provides smoother and quieter travel.
    p. 389.6

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