[ tahy-koh ]
/ ˈtaɪ koʊ /
a prominent crater in the third quadrant of the face of the moon, about 56 miles (90 km) in diameter.
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, Tychonic system
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How to use Tycho in a sentence
He was a man of scientific culture, corresponded with Kepler, and was a personal friend of Tycho Brahe.
In 1592 Frederick died, and five years later, Tycho was impoverished and practically banished.
If we knew more about his so-called imbecile protégé we should probably find some reason for the interest which Tycho took in him.
Tycho was a Danish noble, born on his ancestral estate at Knudstorp, near Helsinborg, in 1546.
British Dictionary definitions for Tycho
a relatively young crater in the SW quadrant of the moon, 4 km deep and 84 km in diameter, with a central peak. It is the centre of a conspicuous system of rays
Word Origin for Tycho
named after Tycho Brahe
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