orrery definition

  • noun:
    • A mechanical style of the solar system.
    • a clockwork type of the solar system
    • An apparatus which illustrates, because of the revolution of balls moved by wheelwork, the general dimensions, regular movements, positions, orbits, etc., of bodies into the solar power system.
    • A machine so constructed on represent, because of the moves of their components, the movements and stages of this planets in their orbits. Comparable machines may called planetariums and cosmoscopes.
    • planetarium comprising an apparatus that illustrates the relative jobs and motions of figures into the solar power system by rotation and transformation of balls relocated by wheelwork; occasionally integrated in a-clock

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