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translunar

[ trans-loo-ner, tranz-; trans-loo-ner, tranz- ]
/ ˈtrænsˌlu nər, ˈtrænz-; trænsˈlu nər, trænz- /
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adjective
Aerospace, Astronomy. of or relating to the region of space extending beyond the moon's orbit.
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Origin of translunar

First recorded in 1925–30; trans- + lunar
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How to use translunar in a sentence

  • This translunar preference for the "Over-soul" over every human feeling is not Montaigne's notion of the passion of friendship.

    Suspended Judgments|John Cowper Powys
  • One wonders if they have ever felt the remote translunar beauty that common faces and old, dim, pitiful things can wear sometimes.

    Visions and Revisions|John Cowper Powys

British Dictionary definitions for translunar

translunar

translunary (trænzˈluːnərɪ)

/ (trænzˈluːnə) /

adjective
lying beyond the moonCompare cislunar
unworldly or ethereal
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