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barycenter

[ bărĭ-sĕn′tər ]

The center of mass of two or more bodies, usually bodies orbiting around each other, such as the Earth and the Moon.

Nearby words

baruch, baruch, bernard mannes, baruta, barware, barwise, barycenter, barycentre, barycentric coordinate system, barye, barye, antoine louis, baryon
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