Definition of Perigees

1. Noun. (plural of perigee) ¹



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Definition of Perigees

1. perigee [n] - See also: perigee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perigees

perifollicular
perifolliculitis
perifungal
perifuse
perifusion
perifusions
perigalactic
perigalacticon
periganglionic
perigastric
perigastritis
perigastrulation
perigeal
perigean
perigee
perigees (current term)
perigemmal
perigenesis
perigenetic
perigeum
periglacial
periglandulitis
periglomerular
periglottic
periglottis
perigon
perigonal
perigone
perigones
perigonia

Literary usage of Perigees

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1. Planetary Diagrams for Roman Astronomy in Medieval Europe, CA. 800-1500 by Bruce Eastwood, Gerd Grasshoff (2004)
"The near points, or perigees, which are points of swiftest apparent ... Pliny lists the zodiacal signs for apogees; he does not name the signs for perigees. ..."

2. The Influence of the Blue Ray of the Sunlight and of the Blue Colour of the by Augustus James Pleasonton (1876)
"... d when in their several perigees or nearest pointa to ' the Mm, ... when they had severally reached their perigees by the magnetism of tho sun. ..."

3. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1880)
"But in all nature what is there so stupendous as to examine and calculate the motion of the planets, their magnitudes, apogees, perigees, eccentricities, ..."

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