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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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