the alignment of an inferior planet and the sun in which the planet is at the far side of the sun from the earth.
Words nearby superior conjunction
superior cerebellar peduncle, superior cerebral vein, superior cervical cardiac nerve, superior choroid vein, superior cluneal nerve, superior conjunction, superior constrictor muscle of pharynx, superior court, superior dental plexus, superior epigastric vein, superior ganglion of glossopharyngeal nerve
Compare inferior conjunction.
Origin of superior conjunction
First recorded in 1825–35
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Science definitions for superior conjunction
[ su-pîr′ē-ər ]
See under conjunction.
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