Definitions for perihelionˌpɛr əˈhi li ən, -ˈhil yən; -ˈhi li ə, -ˈhil yə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. perihelion(noun)

    periapsis in solar orbit; the point in the orbit of a planet or comet where it is nearest to the sun

Wiktionary

  1. perihelion(Noun)

    The point in the elliptical orbit of a planet or comet etc. where it is nearest to the Sun.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perihelion(noun)

    alt. of Perihelium

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Perihelion

    the point on the orbit of a planet or comet nearest the sun.


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