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Meaning of "perigean" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PERIGEAN

perigean  [ˌpɛrɪˈdʒiːən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PERIGEAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Perigean is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES PERIGEAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of perigean in the English dictionary

The definition of perigean in the dictionary is relating to the point in its orbit around the earth when the moon or an artificial satellite is nearest the earth.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PERIGEAN


Aegean
iːˈdʒiːən
aeon
ˈiːən
apogean
ˌæpəˈdʒiːən
Arctogaean
ˌɑːktəˈdʒiːən
Augean
ɔːˈdʒiːən
Caribbean
ˌkærɪˈbiːən
eon
ˈiːən
epigean
ˌepɪˈdʒiːən
Fijian
fiːˈdʒiːən
hygeian
haɪˈdʒiːən
hypogaean
ˌhaɪpəˈdʒiːən
Korean
kəˈriːən
lien
ˈliːən
Neogaean
ˌniːəʊˈdʒiːən
Notogaean
ˌnəʊtəˈdʒiːən
pantheon
pænˈθiːən
pean
ˈpiːən
Pyrenean
ˌpɪrəˈniːən
sien
ˈsiːən
Tupian
tuːˈpiːən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PERIGEAN

peridium
peridot
peridotic
peridotite
peridotitic
peridrome
periegesis
perigastric
perigastritis
perigeal
perigee
perigenesis
periglacial
perigon
perigone
perigonial
Perigordian
perigynous
perigyny
perihelia

WORDS THAT END LIKE PERIGEAN

bean
Boolean
cetacean
Chilean
clean
dean
European
gean
hypogean
Indian Ocean
jean
lean
mean
Mediterranean
Muskhogean
Muskogean
ocean
sean
South Korean
the Caribbean

Synonyms and antonyms of perigean in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «perigean» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PERIGEAN

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The translations of perigean from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «perigean» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

近地点
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

perigeo
570 millions of speakers

English

perigean
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

perigean
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

perigean
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

perigean
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

perigean
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

perigean
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

périgée
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perigean
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

perigean
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

perigean
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

perigean
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Perigean
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

perigean
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

perigean
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रिजण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

perigean
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

perigean
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

perigean
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

perigean
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

perigean
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

perigean
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

perigean
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

perigean
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

perigean
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of perigean

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PERIGEAN»

The term «perigean» is used very little and occupies the 186.315 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PERIGEAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about perigean

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PERIGEAN»

Discover the use of perigean in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to perigean and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Man who Predicts Earthquakes: Jim Berkland, Maverick ...
“It would have been impossible to ignore the extreme perigean spring tides at the time, because the new moon and close perigee were only four hours apart on August 29, 1886, creating the second most quake-prone period of the year,” he ...
Cal Orey, 2006
2
The Beach Book: Science of the Shore
Every few years, the media hype extraordinarily high tides when spring and perigean tides converge. Although the consequences of the astronomical alignment are real, they are far from catastrophic and are not worthy of the inordinate ...
Carl Heywood Hobbs, 2013
3
A New Treatise on Astronomy, and the Use of the Globes, in ...
Hence the spring tides that occur soon after the moon passes the perigean point, are unusually high ; and on the contrary, the neap tides that occur soon after she passes the apogean point, are unusually low. These are therefore called the ...
James M'Intire, 1850
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U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper
When this happens, higher tides, called perigean spring tides, are generated. A recent National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration report (Wood, 1976) shows a strong coincidence of catastrophic storms and perigean spring tides ...
‎1985
5
The Outer Banks of North Carolina
When this happens, higher tides, called perigean spring tides, are generated. A recent National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration report (Wood, 1976) shows a strong coincidence of catastrophic storms and perigean spring tides ...
Robert Dolan, Harry F. Lins, 1985
6
Secrets of the Tide: Tide and Tidal Current Analysis and ...
Summing up - So far we have discussed three important cycles in addition to the daily rise and fall of water that we call the astronomical tide. These are the tropic- equatorial cycle, apogean-perigean cycle and spring-neap cycle. Of the three ...
J D Boon, 2013
7
Geological Survey Professional Paper
When this happens, higher tides, called perigean spring tides, are generated. A recent National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration report (Wood, 1976) shows a strong coincidence of catastrophic storms and perigean spring tides ...
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1985
8
An elementary treatise on astronomy. ...
Its peculiar effect when the apsides lie in quadratures (which is a modification of its general effect) is, since it varies as the distance, to augment the Perigean Gravity, which is the greatest, by the least quantity, and to augment the Apogean  ...
Robert Woodhouse, 1818
9
Carbon Dioxide and Climate Change
[1] the perigean eclipse cycle, is also the beat period between the anomalistic and nodical months. Because the timing of syzygy is not commensurate with Pe/2 , one-half of the eclipse cycle expresses only the long-term average of the return  ...
‎1997
10
The Pacific Northwest Coast: Living with the Shores of ...
The resulting perigean spring tide is accordingly the largest range of the entire year — this is the 13.2-foot maximum range for Yaquina Bay. When the earth, moon, and sun are not aligned, the net gravitational forces are reduced and the tidal ...
Paul D. Komar, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PERIGEAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term perigean is used in the context of the following news items.
1
EagleWorks business incubator helps fledgling businesses fly
... other EagleWorks clients currently include Achieve-it LLC, a staffing firm; Solenipro, a small business development consulting firm; Perigean, ... «Fredericksburg.com, Jul 15»
2
INCOIS develops ocean forecast system for Seychelles, Sri Lanka
The two low-lying countries also face the risk of flooding during high swells, which could be compounded by extreme tidal forcing (Perigean ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
3
Despite stern climate change warning, Obama approves new oil …
... of Miami and Charleston do flood at high tide -- as they always have on a single day of the year during what is known as the Perigean Tide. «Christian Examiner, May 15»
4
Destination Innovation: Meet the sweet 16
Last week, Arbiom, Kajeet, Perigean Technologies and Noblis received the most votes in the health, education and energy category. «Washington Post, Apr 15»
5
Help us find Washington's next tech innovators: Week Four
And in the health, education and energy category Arbiom, Kajeet, Perigean Technologies and Noblis advance to the final round. Click here to ... «Washington Post, Apr 15»
6
Help us find Washington's next tech innovators: Week Three
Perigean Technologies is a Fredericksburg-based company that creates software and solutions for companies, government agencies and ... «Washington Post, Mar 15»
7
Destination Innovation contest: Perigean
March 26, 2015 2:36 PM EDT - Perigean Technologies LLC specializes in knowledge elicitation, learning assessment, expertise management ... «Washington Post, Mar 15»
8
PHOTOS: Old Harry Rocks during low tide
... the earth, moon and sun are aligned, but Supermoons accentuate the spring tides even further, creating what's called a perigean spring tide. «Bournemouth Echo, Mar 15»
9
UK Solar Eclipse 2015 will also be a Supermoon in Birmingham and …
The Supermoon will accentuate the spring tide even further, creating what's called a perigean spring tide. Experts say these extremely high ... «Birmingham Mail, Mar 15»
10
Skywatchers In For Rare Treat With 'Black Supermoon' This …
Called perigean spring tides, they will not rise a lot more than traditional tides but the slightly bigger influence by the supermoon may cause ... «Tech Times, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Perigean [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/perigean>. Nov 2019 ».
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