[ in-feer-ee-er kuhn-juhngk-shuhn ]
/ ɪnˈfɪər i ər kənˈdʒʌŋk ʃən /
the alignment of an inferior planet between the sun and the earth.
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Compare superior conjunction.
Origin of inferior conjunction
First recorded in 1825–35
Words nearby inferior conjunction
inferior cerebellar peduncle, inferior cerebral vein, inferior cervical cardiac nerve, inferior choroid vein, inferior cluneal nerve, inferior conjunction, inferior constrictor muscle of pharynx, inferior court, inferior dental plexus, inferior epigastric vein, inferior ganglion of glossopharyngeal nerve
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Scientific definitions for inferior conjunction
[ ĭn-fîr′ē-ər ]
See under conjunction.
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