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inferior conjunction

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noun Astronomy.
  1. the alignment of an inferior planet between the sun and the earth.

Origin of inferior conjunction

First recorded in 1825–35
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inferior conjunction

[ĭn-fîrē-ər]
  1. See under conjunction.
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