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geocentric

1. having the earth at its centre
2. measured from or relating to the centre of the earth

geocentric

[¦jē·ō¦sen·trik]
(astronomy)
Relative to the earth as a center; that is measured from the center of the earth.

geocentric

Meaning "earth centered," it refers to orbits around the earth. In ancient times, it meant that the earth was the center of the universe. See geostationary and geosynchronous.
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As geocentric, the EMN internalizes the exploitation of comparative advantages of each country in which it operates, keeping a hierarchical structure, in which the parent company coordinates the activities of all international operations.
For this purpose, latitude and longitude of site, calculated using rectangular geocentric GNSS coordinates, representing normal to reference ellipsoid's surface, are used to calculate apparent places of stars.
The final chapter of Abbas's text deals with a description of a geocentric model of the universe.
In book nine of the Almagestum Novum, Riccioli analyzed the debate between heliocentric and geocentric theories.
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Meanwhile G is gravitational constant, m is the mass of the earth, c is the velocity of light, r is the distance between the Geocentric and the object.
Here he examines the relevant mathematics in the shift from a geocentric view of creation to a heliocentric view, a process that was complete by the 17th century.
A plethora of smudges of light in the sky that were not stars were thought to be part of a not-far-away geocentric sphere.
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Drawing upon analogies from the controversies surrounding abolitionism and a geocentric cosmology, Rossing argues that it is now time to overcome "procreative bias" in thinking about human sexuality.
This combined with our geocentric location, which can effectively connect any two major cities in the world, will drive further expansion and continued benefits to consumers across the globe.