solar apex


noun Astronomy.

the point on the celestial sphere, near Vega, toward which the solar system is moving relative to the visible stars.

Nearby words

  1. solanine,
  2. solanum,
  3. solapur,
  4. solar,
  5. solar activity,
  6. solar battery,
  7. solar cell,
  8. solar cells,
  9. solar chariot,
  10. solar cheilitis

Origin of solar apex

First recorded in 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for solar apex

solar apex

noun

another name for apex (def. 4)
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