topocentric

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

Definition of topocentric

  1. :  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

Circa 1942

First Known Use of topocentric

circa 1942


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