HyperDic: superior_conjunction

English > 1 sense of the expression superior conjunction:
NOUNeventsuperior conjunction(astronomy) the alignment of the Earth and a planet on the opposite side of the sun
English > superior conjunction: 1 sense > noun 1, event
Meaning(astronomy) the alignment of the Earth and a planet on the opposite side of the sun.
Categoryastronomy, uranologyThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
Broaderconjunction, alignment(astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac

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