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period of revolution

noun, Astronomy
period (def 19b). Unabridged
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  • Actually, it will not stop, but rather the period of rotation will equal its period of revolution.
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period of revolution

(astronomy) the mean time taken for one body, such as a planet, to complete a revolution about another, such as the sun
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