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COPERNICAN SYSTEM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Copernican system mean? 

COPERNICAN SYSTEM (noun)
  The noun COPERNICAN SYSTEM has 1 sense:

1. (astronomy) Copernicus' astronomical model in which the Earth rotates around the sun

  Familiarity information: COPERNICAN SYSTEM used as a noun is very rare.


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COPERNICAN SYSTEM (noun)


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Meaning:

(astronomy) Copernicus' astronomical model in which the Earth rotates around the sun

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("Copernican system" is a kind of...):

framework; model; theoretical account (a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process)

Domain category:

astronomy; uranology (the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole)


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