geocentric

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adjective geo·cen·tric \ˌjē-ō-ˈsen-trik\

Definition of geocentric

  1. 1a :  relating to, measured from, or as if observed from the earth's center — compare topocentricb :  having or relating to the earth as center — compare heliocentric

  2. 2 :  taking or based on the earth as the center of perspective and valuation

geocentrically

play \ˌjē-ō-ˈsen-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of geocentric in a sentence

  1. the old geocentric theory that the Sun goes round the Earth

1686

First Known Use of geocentric

1686


GEOCENTRIC Defined for English Language Learners

geocentric

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adjective geo·cen·tric \ˌjē-ō-ˈsen-trik\

Definition of geocentric for English Language Learners

  • : having or relating to the Earth as the center



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