Definition of Circumlunar

1. Adjective. Surrounding, or travelling around the moon ¹



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Definition of Circumlunar

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Circumlunar

circumjacency
circumjacent
circumjacently
circumjovial
circumjovials
circumlental
circumlenticular
circumlittoral
circumlocute
circumlocution
circumlocutional
circumlocutionary
circumlocutions
circumlocutious
circumlocutory
circumlunar (current term)
circummandibular
circummandibular fixation
circummeridian
circummultiple
circummur'd
circummure
circummured
circummures
circummuring
circumnavigable
circumnavigate
circumnavigated
circumnavigates
circumnavigating

Literary usage of Circumlunar

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1. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions by William D. Compton (1996)
"1960 January: NASA presented its ten-year plan to Congress, calling for a program leading to manned circumlunar flight and a permanent earth-orbiting space ..."

2. Some Unrecognized Laws of Nature: An Inquiry Into the Causes of Physical by Ignatius Singer, Lewis Henry Berens (1897)
"... and during each circumlunar revolution to make twenty-eight additional (diurnal) revolutions round its axis, then, from the above explanation, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... although a very small amount of target rock, ejected at low angle and high velocity, possibly could have attained circumlunar ranges. ..."

4. Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicle by Roger E. Bilstein (1999)
"... which could be a circumlunar voyage or a manned landing.8 During a spring meeting of various NASA managers at Langley Research Center, Hampton, ..."

5. A Review of ICITAP's Screening Procedures for Contractors Sent to Iraq as edited by Barry Leonard (2005)
"The astronauts USAF Cols Frank Borman and William A. Anders and USN Capt James A. Lovell Jr. achieve man's first circumlunar space travel. ..."

6. Exploring the Moon and Mars: Choices for the NationScience Science - 1991Full view - About this book - Add to my library - More editions Google Book Search Help | Advanced Book SearchAbout Google Book Search (1991)
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