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  1. Proxima, Proxima Centaurinoun

    the nearest star to the sun; distance: 4.3 light years


  1. proxima

    Proxima generally refers to something as 'nearest' or 'next' from Latin 'proximus'. Proxima may refer to Proxima Centauri, the star that is closest to the sun. The term is often used in literature, astronomy, and the sciences to refer to the state of being close or nearby.


  1. Próxima

    Próxima is a Spanish underground science-fiction film written and directed by Carlos Atanes, and co-produced by FortKnox Audiovisual and Ciberpsique Audiovisual, in collaboration with the University of Huelva and the 3 de Marzo Alumni Association of the University of Huelva.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proxima in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proxima in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of proxima in a Sentence

  1. Meredith MacGregor:

    Proxima Centauri b went from normal to 14,000 times brighter when seen in ultraviolet wavelengths over the span of a few seconds.

  2. Meredith MacGregor:

    Proxima Centauri's planets are getting hit by something like this not once in a century, but at least once a day if not several times a day.

  3. Alycia Weinberger:

    Proxima Centauri is of similar age to the Sun, so Proxima Centauri's been blasting Proxima Centauri planets with high energy flares for billions of years, studying these extreme flares with multiple observatories lets us understand what Proxima Centauri planets have endured and how they might have changed.

  4. Meredith MacGregor:

    If there was life on the planet nearest to Proxima Centauri, it would have to look very different than anything on Earth, a human being on this planet would have a bad time.

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    be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.
    A carry
    B acclaim
    C attend
    D observe

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