Definition of Inferior conjunction

1. Noun. (astronomy) the alignment of the Earth and a planet on the same side of the sun.

Category relationships: Astronomy, Uranology
Generic synonyms: Alignment, Conjunction

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inferior Conjunction

inferior calcaneonavicular ligament
inferior cardiac vein
inferior carotid triangle
inferior cerebellar artery
inferior cerebellar peduncle
inferior cerebral surface
inferior cerebral vein
inferior cerebral veins
inferior cervical cardiac branches of vagus nerve
inferior cervical cardiac nerve
inferior cervical ganglion
inferior choroid vein
inferior cluneal nerves
inferior colliculi
inferior colliculus
inferior conjunction (current term)
inferior constrictor muscle of pharynx
inferior costal facet
inferior costal pit
inferior court
inferior dental arch
inferior dental artery
inferior dental branches of inferior dental plexus
inferior dental canal
inferior dental foramen
inferior dental nerve
inferior dental plexus
inferior dental rami
inferior duodenal fold
inferior duodenal fossa

Literary usage of Inferior conjunction

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern Geography: A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States, and by John Pinkerton, Samuel Vince, Benjamin Smith Barton (1804)
"44'from the snn,between rts inferior conjunction and its greatest elongation, -she then gives the greatest quantity -of'light to the earth ; and at that ..."

2. Popular Astronomy: A General Description of the Heavens by Camille Flammarion (1894)

3. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1855)
"Observations of Venus near her inferior conjunction. By Lieut. Brodie. " I took much interest in closely watching Venus for some little time preceding its ..."

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