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Related to geocentric system: Heliocentric System
geocentric system:see Ptolemaic systemPtolemaic system
, historically the most influential of the geocentric cosmological theories, i.e., theories that placed the earth motionless at the center of the universe with all celestial bodies revolving around it (see cosmology).
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geocentric systemA model of the Solar System or of the Universe, such as the Ptolemaic system, that has the Earth at its center.
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