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[trans-loo-ner, tranz-; trans-loo-ner, tranz-]
  1. translunary.
  2. 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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Historical Examples

  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for translunar


translunary (trænzˈluːnərɪ)

  1. lying beyond the moonCompare cislunar
  2. unworldly or ethereal
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