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cislunar

[sis-loo-ner]
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adjective Astronomy.
  1. of or relating to the space between the earth and the orbit of the moon.

Origin of cislunar

First recorded in 1865–70; cis- + lunar
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Historical Examples

  • To be held for the use of the Undersecretary for Cislunar Navigation incumbent in the year 2492.

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British Dictionary definitions for cislunar

cislunar

adjective
  1. of or relating to the space between the earth and the moonCompare translunar
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