primary body

primary body

[′prī‚mer·ē ′bäd·ē]
(astronomy)
The celestial body or central force field about which a satellite or other body orbits, or from which it is escaping, or toward which it is falling.
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The IPED Council, which shall be established within the Department of Education, will be the primary body that will oversee, control, manage and supervise all IP Schools.
Primary Body Parts: Glutes, quads, lower back, core.
Cases of morbidity were classified according to primary body system affected.
Liu explained that the Security Council, as the primary body tasked with maintaining peace and security, should focus on conflict prevention, dispute mediation and post-conflict peace-building, so as to create political, security and legal environments for the protection of women's security and rights.
Vitamins A&D* - Vitamin A is recognized for its roles in the body including vision, growth, reproduction, the immune system, the development of primary body tissue, bones, blood cellular components and the brain.
Yet increasingly, cause has been given to view SCAF's actions as having positioned it as the primary body frustrating the aims of the revolution and attempting to preserve as much of the decaying carcass of the old regime as possible.
Three primary body parts are at risk for life-threatening entrapment in seven zones of a bed system.
The irregular nature of the lightcurve is a consequence of this being a binary system, comprising a primary body some 800 metres across which rotates every 2.
Nick Cave's "Soundsuits," 1991-, his primary body of work (this isn't the Nick Cave of the Bad Seeds), summon the same line of inquiry.
6 that he would remain chairman of the committee, the Senate's primary body for banking, insurance, securities and housing issues.