to land on or arrive at a planet; hence planeted adj.
Fifty Terran machines raced forward and encircled the smoking ruin; and seven of the planeted constellation ships blasted a pathway back to safety.
Nomad in Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 169/1
A fleet that’s planeted for charging isn’t in the most admirable position for attack.
Pattern for Conquest in Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 24/2
They were having fresh, green vegetables from their own garden by the time they planeted at quarantine.
Command in Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 140/1
That was the correct official order to be given when the ship planeted.
Star Rangers ii. 23
He had a couple of observer groups planeted, and one more check should complete his field work.
Exile in Astounding Science Fiction Jan. 31/1
First things first; the ship had not yet planeted. But when it came she must make sure that she was among those who were preparing for its welcome.
Toys of Tamisan in Worlds of If Apr. 26/2
I…very quickly switched from natural coffee, which had seemed such an exotic treat when I first planeted, to the soy beer the rest of them were drinking.
I Have a Winter Reason in Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine Mar. 25
Jan stood looking out over the waters of the bay, remembering the glorious time last summer when the tramp starship Rosa had planeted in unexpectedly.
Midnight Yearnings in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Aug. 36
She informed the warlord that she had arrived in system, and would be planeting on Zanzibar within the next several local days.
Her Brother’s Keeper 273
George O. Smith (writing as "Wesley Long"), 'Nomad'
Research HistoryFred Galvin submitted a cite from a 1985 reprint of Andre Norton's 1955 'Last Planet'. Fred Galvin submitted a 1946 cite from George O. Smith's "Pattern for Conquest".
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In the compilation of some entries, HDSF has drawn extensively on corresponding entries in OED.