inferior-conjunction

inferior conjunction

noun Astronomy.
the alignment of an inferior planet between the sun and the earth.


Origin:
1825–35

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inferior conjunction   (ĭn-fîr'ē-ər)  Pronunciation Key 
See under conjunction.
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