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Syllabification: cir·cum·lu·nar
Pronunciation: /ˌsərkəmˈlo͞onər

Definition of circumlunar in English:


Moving or situated around the moon: a circumlunar flight
More example sentences
  • A Soyuz, with a logistics module attached, rounds the Moon on a circumlunar mission.
  • Kennedy approved more money for Saturn, but not for Apollo, which was then planned to eventually conduct circumlunar flights, not a Moon landing.
  • These will include the basic vehicle, along with a plan to develop it into something capable of a circumlunar flight.

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