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topocentric

adjective to·po·cen·tric \ˌtä-pə-ˈsen-trik, ˌtō-\

Definition of TOPOCENTRIC

:  relating to, measured from, or as if observed from a particular point on the earth's surface :  having or relating to such a point as origin <topocentric coordinates> — compare geocentric

First Known Use of TOPOCENTRIC

circa 1942

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