Saturday, June 21, 2008

GRE Vocabulary - solstice

solstice - highest point or culmination

solstice - either of points on the ecliptic at which distance from the celestial equator is greatest, when the tilt of earths axis is oriented most towards or away from the sun

solstice - period in which sun stands still in declination, apparent movement north or south comes to a standstill

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