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translunar

[trans-loo-ner, tranz-; trans-loo-ner, tranz-] /ˈtrænsˌlu nər, ˈtrænz-; trænsˈlu nər, trænz-/
adjective
2.
Aerospace, Astronomy. of or pertaining to the region of space extending beyond the moon's orbit.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; trans- + lunar
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  • Today, getting a high-thrust rocket motor to perform a successful translunar injection burn is easy compared with raising funds.
British Dictionary definitions for translunar

translunar

/trænzˈluːnə/
adjective
1.
lying beyond the moon Compare cislunar
2.
unworldly or ethereal
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