Share this entry

Share this page

mean anomaly

Line breaks: mean anom|aly

Definition of mean anomaly in English:

noun

Astronomy
The angle in an imaginary circular orbit corresponding to a planet’s eccentric anomaly.
Example sentences
  • The temperature range anomaly is typically of opposite sign to the mean anomaly.

Definition of mean anomaly in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…