a temporary orbit in which a spacecraft awaits the next phase of its mission.
Inhibit vs. ProhibitThough both words have similar definitions, inhibit and prohibit aren’t interchangeable. In general, someone is inhibited by internal feelings or prohibited by an external source.
The Meteoric Rise Of The Word “Influencer”The word influencer has been used in English since the mid-1600s, though of course back then it wasn’t a job title.
- parking brake,
- parking disc,
- parking lot,
- parking meter,
- parking ramp,
- parking strip,
- parking ticket,
- parkinson's disease
Origin of parking orbit
First recorded in 1955–60
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an orbit around the earth or moon in which a spacecraft can be placed temporarily in order to prepare for the next step in its programme
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