lower apsis

/loh"euhr/.
See under apsis (def. 1).

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  • ap|sis — «AP sihs», noun, plural si|des « suh deez». 1. either of two points in the elliptical orbit of a heavenly body at one of which, the lower apsis, it is nearest to, and at the other, the higher apsis, farthest from, the body or point about which it …   Useful english dictionary

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