celestial orbit

celestial orbit
noun
the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another
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he plotted the orbit of the moon

Syn: ↑orbit
Derivationally related forms: ↑orbital (for: ↑orbit), ↑orbit (for: ↑orbit)
Hypernyms: ↑path, ↑route, ↑itinerary
Hyponyms: ↑geosynchronous orbit
Part Meronyms: ↑apoapsis, ↑point of apoapsis, ↑periapsis, ↑point of periapsis

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