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addaword.gifdefinition of heliocentric

adjective
relating to a view of the solar system with the sun at the centre and the planets revolving around it
Nicholas Copernicus is credited as setting the heliocentric model of the solar system on a firm footing.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 28/06/2014 14:13:00
Definition of heliocentric from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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