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pro·grade

 (prō′grād′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the orbital revolution or axial rotation of a planetary or other celestial body that moves counterclockwise from west to east, in the same direction as most celestial bodies.
2. Of or relating to orbital motion in the same direction as the predominant motion in an orbital system.

prograde

(prəʊˈɡreɪd)
vb
(Physical Geography) to (cause to) advance towards the sea by progradation
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The metamorphic rocks in the Arquia valley were affected by prograde metamorphism, which was followed by a retrograde event after reaching maximum temperature and pressure conditions.
As deltas prograde, the main channel of the river--through an inevitable break in the natural levee--finds a more hydrographically efficient route to the sea (Roberts 1997).
The period P is given by Kepler's 3rd law, and the annual speed change for prograde [[delta]v.
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For all the ovals, when they are moving fast, the north edge is adjacent to the prograde N3TBs jet, and the south edge is at a variable distance from the retrograde NNTBn jet.
Drilling encountered massive magnetite and copper-sulfide mineralization within prograde garnet-pyroxene exoskarn, actinolite-chlorite retrograde alteration, endoskarn, and variably altered granodiorite dikes.
The black holes can spin either in the same direction as the disks, called prograde black holes, or against the flow - the retrograde black holes.
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