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perihelion Explained

perihelion at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) perihelia

perihelion at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1690, coined in L. by Kepler (1596) from Gk. peri "near" + helios "sun." ///

Perihelion at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Perihelion \Per`i*hel"ion\, Perihelium \Per`i*he"li*um\, n.; pl.
{Perihelia}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? about, near + ? the sun.]
(Astron.)
That point of the orbit of a planet or comet which is nearest
to the sun; -- opposed to {aphelion}.

perihelion at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

perihelion
n : periapsis in solar orbit; the point in the orbit of a planet
or comet where it is nearest to the sun [ant: {aphelion}]
[also: {perihelia} (pl)]

perihelion at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: en-noun » pl=perihelia
  • Inter: astronom » y The point in the elliptical orbit of a planet or comet etc. where it is nearest to the Sun.

    Antonyms

    * aphelion

    Related terms

    * aphelion
    • perigee
    • apolune
    • perilune
    • periastron

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » point where the planet or comet is nearest to the sun
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|近日點|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|近日点|tr=jìnrìdiǎn|sc=Hani
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|perihelium|n
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|perihelio
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|periheli
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|périhélie|m
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Perihel|n
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|περιήλιο|tr=periílio
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|perielio|m
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|近日点|tr=きんじつてん, kinjitsuten


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Korean: Inter: t+ » ko|근일점|tr=geuniljeom|sc=Hang (Inter: t+ » ko|近日點|sc=Hani)
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|peryhelium|n
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|periélio|m
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|перигелий|m|tr=perigélij
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|перихел|m|sc=Cyrl
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|perihel|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|perihelio|m
  • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|perihelion|n
  • Vietnamese: Inter: t- » vi|điểm cận nhật (Inter: t- » vi|點近日|sc=Hani)

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Esperanto

    Noun

    perihelion
  • Inter: eo-form of » periheli|on

  • Translation: et » perihelion
    Translation: el » perihelion
    Translation: fr » perihelion
    Translation: ko » perihelion
    Translation: io » perihelion
    Translation: id » perihelion
    Translation: hu » perihelion
    Translation: pl » perihelion
    Translation: fi » perihelion
    Translation: ta » perihelion
    Translation: vi » perihelion
    Translation: zh » perihelion