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MEAN DISTANCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mean distance mean? 

MEAN DISTANCE (noun)
  The noun MEAN DISTANCE has 1 sense:

1. the arithmetic mean of the maximum and minimum distances of a celestial body (satellite or secondary star) from its primary

  Familiarity information: MEAN DISTANCE used as a noun is very rare.


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MEAN DISTANCE (noun)


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Meaning:

The arithmetic mean of the maximum and minimum distances of a celestial body (satellite or secondary star) from its primary

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Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("mean distance" is a kind of...):

distance (the property created by the space between two objects or points)


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