Definition of Perigee (astronomy) The point, in an orbit about the Earth, that is closest to the Earth: the periapsis of an Earth orbiter. | (astronomy, more generally) The point, in an orbit about any planet, that is closest to the planet: the periapsis of any satellite. | (possibly archaic outside astrology) The point, in any trajectory of an object in space, where it is closest to the Earth.
Short Example Sentences for Perigee
- 1. Ce déplacement du périgée a été ainsi découvert. 🔊
How to use Perigee in Sentences?
- 1. The decline that found its perigee in the period of the Mastersingers went on gradually. 🔊