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The point at which a spacecraft in lunar orbit is closest to the moon.The opposite of apolune
- ‘SMART - 1 reached its closest point to the lunar surface so far - its first ‘perilune’ - at an altitude of about 5000 kilometres at 18: 48 Central European Time on 15 November.’
1960s: from peri- around + Latin luna moon on the pattern of perigee.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.