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Dictionary entry overview: What does perigee mean?
• PERIGEE (noun)
The noun PERIGEE has 1 sense:
1. periapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is nearest to the Earth
Familiarity information: PERIGEE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Periapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is nearest to the Earth
Nouns denoting spatial position
Hypernyms ("perigee" is a kind of...):
apogee (apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth)
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