How to Pronounce oort?

Correct pronunciation for the word "oort" is [ˈuːət], [ˈuːət], [ˈuː_ə_t].

"Oort" in context

The oort Cloud, named after the Dutch astronomer Jan Hendrik Oort, is a mysterious region of space located beyond the planets and asteroids of our solar system. It is thought to be composed of icy bodies left over from the formation of the Solar System. These bodies are often called comets, and they could be several hundred thousand times more distant from the Sun than Neptune is. The Oort Cloud is believed to serve as a "refuge" for comets, providing them with an isolated environment to keep them in stable orbits, free from the gravitational pull of the planets.

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