heliocentric: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hē"lē-ō-sen'trik), [key]
— adj. Astron.
  1. measured or considered as being seen from the center of the sun.
  2. having or representing the sun as a center: the heliocentric concept of the universe.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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