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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The portion of a moon that faces away from the planet that it orbits

Usage examples (34)
  • I prefer the north as the mobility to the entire lunar nearside and farside is much greater than in the south.
  • Using an observation technique known as farside we can determine the position of sunspots on the hidden side of the Sun.
  • However it does bring to mind several "farside" cartoons strips.
  • Can't see it from here - the lunar farside, from Apollo 11 for more
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