Copernican definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning the principle of Copernicus that world rotates each day on its axis and, aided by the various other planets when you look at the solar power system, revolves around the sunshine.
    • Of or regarding Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), the influential astronomer.
    • Or of with respect to several of his concepts.
    • related to Copernicus, a Prussian by birth (b. 1473, d. 1543), just who taught the planet the solar power system today obtained, known as the Copernican system.
    • relating to Copernicus
    • of radical or significant value
  • others:
    • related to Copernicus (originally Koppernigk, 1473-1543), a Prussian Pole and a celebrated astronomer, whom, in a work published in 1543, promulgated the now obtained principle that planet plus the planets revolve towards sun; with respect to or perhaps in agreement aided by the astronomical doctrines of Copernicus.
  • noun:
    • An adherent for the astronomical doctrines of Copernicus.

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