Major Planets

Science / Astrology / Major Planets: Those whose orbits lie outside the Asteroid Belt; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Also referred to as outer and event planets.

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Major Adjective Synonyms: larger, greater, bigger, main, chief, important
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Major-Minor

Life Style / College / Major-Minor: A major is a student's chosen field of study. It usually requires the successful completion of a specified number of credit hours. A minor is designated as a specific number of credit hours in a secon MORE

Majority Shareholder

Business / Finance / Majority Shareholder: A shareholder who is part of a group that controls more than half the outstanding shares of a corporation. MORE

Major Trading Area (MTA)

Technology / Cell Phones / Major Trading Area (MTA): Usually composed of several contiguous basic trading areas. A service area designed by Rand McNally and adopted by the FCC. There are 51 MTAs in the United States. MORE

Major Scale

Entertainment / Music / Major Scale: A collection of seven different pitches ordered in a specific pattern of whole and half steps. MORE

Major Planets

Science / Astrology / Major Planets: Those whose orbits lie outside the Asteroid Belt; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Also referred to as outer and event planets. MORE

Majority Voting

Business / Finance / Majority Voting: Voting system under which corporate shareholders vote for each director separately. Related: Cumulative voting. MORE

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