apoapsis

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Etymology[edit]

apo- +‎ apsis

Noun[edit]

apoapsis (plural apoapsides)

  1. (astronomy) The point of a body's elliptical orbit about the system's centre of mass where the distance between the body and the centre of mass is at its maximum.

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For some celestial bodies, specialised terms are used.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑpoɑpsis/, [ˈɑpo̞ˌɑps̠is̠]
  • Rhymes: -ɑpsis
  • Syllabification: a‧po‧ap‧sis

Noun[edit]

apoapsis

  1. (astronomy) apoapsis

Declension[edit]

Inflection of apoapsis (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative apoapsis apoapsikset
genitive apoapsiksen apoapsisten
apoapsiksien
partitive apoapsista apoapsiksia
illative apoapsikseen apoapsiksiin
singular plural
nominative apoapsis apoapsikset
accusative nom. apoapsis apoapsikset
gen. apoapsiksen
genitive apoapsiksen apoapsisten
apoapsiksien
partitive apoapsista apoapsiksia
inessive apoapsiksessa apoapsiksissa
elative apoapsiksesta apoapsiksista
illative apoapsikseen apoapsiksiin
adessive apoapsiksella apoapsiksilla
ablative apoapsikselta apoapsiksilta
allative apoapsikselle apoapsiksille
essive apoapsiksena apoapsiksina
translative apoapsikseksi apoapsiksiksi
instructive apoapsiksin
abessive apoapsiksetta apoapsiksitta
comitative apoapsiksineen
Possessive forms of apoapsis (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person apoapsikseni apoapsiksemme
2nd person apoapsiksesi apoapsiksenne
3rd person apoapsiksensa