• IPA: /ˈæpsɪs/

apsis (plural apsides)

  1. (architecture) A recess or projection, with a dome or vault, at the east end of a church; an apse.
  2. (astronomy) Either of the points in the elliptical orbit of a planet or comet where it is closest or furthest from the sun; perihelion or aphelion; an apside
Translations Translations
  • French: apside
  • German: Apsis
  • Portuguese: apside
  • Russian: апси́да

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