"aphelion" Definition

  1. n. That point of a planet's or comet's orbit which is most distant from the sun, the opposite point being the perihelion.

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Position in dictionary: 5279 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "aphelion": 1
Words that end with "aphelion": 1
Words that contain "aphelion": 1
Next words in dictionary: apheliotropic, apheliotropism, aphemia, apheresis, aphesis, aphetic, aphetism, aphetize, aphid, aphides
Previous words in dictionary: aphelia, aphasy, aphasic, aphasia, aphanitic, aphanite, aphanipterous, aphaniptera, aphakial, aphakia

English Dictionary Definition of aphelion

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