Definition of Perihelia

1. Noun. (plural of perihelion) ¹



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Definition of Perihelia

1. perihelion [n] - See also: perihelion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perihelia

periglottis
perigon
perigonal
perigone
perigones
perigonia
perigonium
perigons
perigraph
perigraphs
perigynia
perigynies
perigynium
perigynous
perigyny
perihelia (current term)
perihelial
perihelic
perihelion
perihelions
perihelium
perihematomal
perihepatic
perihepatitis
periherm
periherms
perihernial
perihilar
perihypoglossal nuclei
periinfarct

Literary usage of Perihelia

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1871)
"On the Distribution of Cometic perihelia. By AS DAVIS, B.Á. The hypothesis that those comets whose orbits are undistinguishable from parabolas are moving in ..."

2. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1861)
"On the Distribution of the perihelia of the Parabolic Comets in relation to the ... the perihelia would be found equally scattered through the heavens; ..."

3. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1857)
"which approach most nearly to one, and live in their aphelia and perihelia respectively. The two independent results were as follows:— )"rt)QA i G3'846 f ..."

4. A Dictionary of Science: Comprising Astronomy, Chemistry, Dynamics by George Farrer Rodwell (1871)
"Aa regards the distribution of the cometió perihelia, there seems to be a ... The following table indicates the proportional number of perihelia found ..."

5. A Treatise on Astronomy by John Frederick William Herschel (1851)
"... Motion—Invariability of the Axes and Periods—Theory of the secular Variations of the Eccentricities and perihelia—Motion of the lunar Apsides—Lagrange's ..."

6. The Collected Mathematical Works of George William Hill by George William Hill (1906)
"... Determination of the Second-Order Terms in the Secular Motions of the Eccentricities and perihelia of Jupiter and Saturn. (Astronomical Journal, Vol. ..."

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