anticenter

anticenter

[an-tee-sen-ter, an-tahy-]
noun
1.
Geology. the point on the surface of the earth diametrically opposite the epicenter of an earthquake.
2.
Astronomy. the point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the galactic center.

Origin:
anti- + center

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