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 (trăns′lo͞o′nər, trănz′-, trăns-lo͞o′-, trănz-)
Extending beyond the moon or the moon's orbit around the earth.
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(trænzˈluːnə) or


1. (Astronomy) lying beyond the moon. Compare cislunar
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) unworldly or ethereal
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.translunar - situated beyond the moon or its orbit around the earthtranslunar - situated beyond the moon or its orbit around the earth; "who can imagine a translunary visitor in Times Square?"
2.translunar - unworldly or etherealtranslunar - unworldly or ethereal; "high translunary dreams"
heavenly - of or belonging to heaven or god
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References in periodicals archive ?
"Huge risks were taken to completely redesign the capsule and Apollo 8 was another milestone flight to demonstrate translunar injection.
Then we will have the translunar burns to take the composite structure closer to the Moon.
Six telecasts were conducted during the mission: two while coasting between the earth and moon, known as translunar trajectory; two while orbiting the moon and two in transit toward the Earth.
0844 338 5000 THEATRE Translunar Paradise After his wife passes away, William escapes to a fantasy world of past memories, far from the reality of his grief.
Wei, "Autonomous orbit determination for quasi-periodic orbit about the translunar libration point," Journal of Astronautics, vol.
Unity Theatre - 8pm, PS14/PS12 THEY'VE brought Ballad of the Burning Star and Translunar Paradise to Liverpool, and now Theatre Ad Infinitum are back with Light.
Observations of all the Apollo Spacecraft were made during translunar coast.
THEATRE/SHOWS BLACKWOOD: Blackwood Miners'' Institute (01495 227206), Translunar Paradise.
BEST FRINGE Not a word was spoken during Theatre Ad Infinitum's Translunar Paradise yet its ability to draw the audience into its characters' emotions was breathtaking.