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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heliocentric  \He`li*o*cen"tric\,  Heliocentrical 
  \He`li*o*cen"tric"al\,  a.  [Helio-  +  centric,  centrical:  cf  F. 
  h['e]liocentrique.]  (Astron.) 
  pertaining  to  the  sun's  center,  or  appearing  to  be  seen  from 
  it  having  or  relating  to  the  sun  as  a  center;  --  opposed 
  to  geocentrical. 
 
  {Heliocentric  parallax}.  See  under  {Parallax}. 
 
  {Heliocentric  place},  {latitude},  {longitude},  etc  (of  a 
  heavenly  body),  the  direction,  latitude,  longitude,  etc., 
  of  the  body  as  viewed  from  the  sun. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  heliocentric 
  adj  :  having  the  sun  as  the  center  [ant:  {geocentric}] 




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