Retrograde

Rotation of a planet, or orbit, opposite to that normally seen.

Retrograde

Orbit in which the spacecraft moves in the opposite direction from the planet's rotatation. See prograde.

retrograde

(ret´ro-grād) moving backward or against the usual direction of flow. degenerating, deteriorating, or catabolic.
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retrograde

(retro- + L. gradi to step) 1. moving backward or against the usual direction of flow. 2. degenerating, deteriorating, or catabolic.
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retrograde

[adj] - (astronomy) moving from east to west on the celestial sphere 2. [adj] - of amnesia 3. [v] - move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies 4. [v] - move in a direction contrary to the usual one 5. [v] - move back 6. [v] - go back over
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Retrograde

• (a.) Tending or moving backward; having a backward course; contrary; as, a retrograde motion; -- opposed to progressive. • (v. i.) Hence, to decline from a better to a worse condition, as in morals or intelligence. • (v. i.) To go in a retrograde direction; to move, or appear to move, backward, as a planet. • (a.) Declining fr...
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retrograde

retrogressive adjective going from better to worse
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retrograde

(motion) That which is contrary to the usual sense. More specifically, rotation or orbital motion in a clockwise direction when viewed from above the north pole of the primary (i.e. in the opposite sense to most satellites); the opposite of direct motion. The north pole is the o...
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Retrograde

[music] A musical line which is the reverse of a previously or simultaneously stated line is said to be its retrograde or cancrizans (`walking backward`, medieval Latin, from cancer, crab). An exact retrograde includes both the pitches and rhythms in reverse. An even more exact retrograde reverses the physical contour of the notes themselve...
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Retrograde

Re'tro·grade adjective [ Latin retrogradus , from retrogradi , retrogressus , to retrograde; retro back + gradi to step: confer French rétrograde . See Grade .] 1. (Astron.) Apparently moving backward, and contrary to the succession o...
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retrograde

1. Moving backward or against the usual direction of flow. ... 2. Degenerating, deteriorating or catabolic. ... Origin: L. Gradi = to step ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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retrograde

A succession of metamorphic conditions, each one of which is at a lower temperature and/or pressure than the preceding one.
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Retrograde

Backward statement of melody.
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RETROGRADE

Backward.
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Retrograde

Moving in a direction that is opposite to that of similar bodies.
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retrograde

moving or directed backwards; degenerating; inverse
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Retrograde

Orbital motion in the direction opposite to the primary's rotation.
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Retrograde

Other than the usual meaning of this adjective, this word is used by choreographers or dancers to talk about the action of executing choreography inversely, from the end to the beginning (like a rewinding video).
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Retrograde

The motion of a planet or other Solar System body in a clockwise direction. Most Solar System bodies orbit or rotate about their axes in an anti-clockwise direction when looked at from the north pole of the body or the Sun.
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retrograde

The rotation or orbital motion of an object in a clockwise direction when viewed from the north pole of the ecliptic; moving in the opposite sense from the great majority of solar system bodies.
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retrograde

The rotation or orbital motion of an object in a clockwise direction when viewed from the north pole of the ecliptic ; moving in the opposite sense from the great majority of solar system bodies.
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retrograde

Type: Term Pronunciation: ret′rō-grād Definitions: 1. Moving backward. 2. Degenerating; reversing the normal order of growth and development. 3. Used in neuroscience to describe distal-proximal flow, movement, or transport in an axon toward its cell body, or degeneration of an axon proximal to a point of injury, such degenerative ch...
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Retrograde

Viewing objects that move or appear be moving in the opposite direction of a solar system bodies.
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Retrograde

When a planet appears to be traveling backwards from our perspective on Earth. The energy of a retro
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Retrograde

When an object moves in the reverse sense of `normal` motion. For example, most bodies in the solar system revolve around the Sun and rotate counterclockwise as seen from above (north of) Earth’s orbit; those that orbit or spin clockwise have retrograde motion. This term also describes the period when a planet or asteroid appears to backtrack in t...
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