• Definition for "periapsis"
    • the idea of a body's elliptical orbit in…
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periapsis definition

  • noun:
    • the idea of a body's elliptical orbit in regards to the system's centre of size where distance involving the human anatomy and centre of mass has reached its minimum.
    • (astronomy) the idea in an orbit closest to the human body becoming orbited
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