appulse


noun

  1. energetic motion toward a point.
  2. the act of striking against something.
  3. Astronomy. the approach or occurrence of conjunction between two celestial bodies.

noun

  1. a very close approach of two celestial bodies so that they are in conjunction but no eclipse or occultation occurs

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