pericenter

noun

peri·​center
ˈperə+ˌ-
: the point in the orbit of a revolving body nearest the center of gravity about which the body moves compare perigee, perihelion

Word History

Etymology

peri- + center

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“Pericenter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pericenter. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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