circumsolar

[ sur-kuh m-soh-ler ]
/ ˌsɜr kəmˈsoʊ lər /

adjective

directed, traveling, etc., around the sun: the earth's circumsolar course.

Nearby words

  1. circumscribed,
  2. circumscribed myxedema,
  3. circumscribed scleroderma,
  4. circumscript,
  5. circumscription,
  6. circumspect,
  7. circumspection,
  8. circumspective,
  9. circumstance,
  10. circumstanced

Origin of circumsolar

First recorded in 1840–50; circum- + solar1

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British Dictionary definitions for circumsolar

circumsolar

/ (ˌsɜːkəmˈsəʊlə) /

adjective

surrounding or rotating around the sun
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