heliocentric

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Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: hē'lē-ō-sĕnʹtrĭk
  • (UK) IPA: /ˌhiːliəʊˈsɛntrɪk/, SAMPA: /%hi:li@U"sEntrIk/
  • (US) IPA: /ˌhiːlioʊˈsɛntrɪk/, SAMPA: /%hi:lioU"sEntrIk/

Adjective[change]

Positive
heliocentric

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

Copernicus' idea of a heliocentric universe
  1. Heliocentric means Centered on the Sun.
    Copernicus' model of the universe was heliocentric.

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