coplanar

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coplanar (not comparable)

  1. (geometry, of at least two things, usually lines) Within the same plane.
  2. (astronomy, of multiple planets or other orbiting bodies) Orbiting a central celestial object within the same orbital plane.
    • 2009, Robert Naeye, "Exoplanets' Dance Reveals They're Coplanar," skyandtelescope.com, 9 Jan. (retrieved 9 Jan. 2009):
      Gliese 876’s third, innermost planet . . . is likely to be coplanar with its outer two companions.

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coplanar m, f (plural coplanares; comparable)

  1. coplanar