apsis

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  • noun

Synonyms for apsis

a domed or vaulted recess or projection on a building especially the east end of a church

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O atskiros strukturines dalys, erdves ir ju mastelio charakteristika turejo subtilia simboline prasme: apside simbolizavo Kristaus galva, joje paprastai budavo irengiami kreslai kunigams ir vyskupams, choro vieta plano atzvilgiu simboliskai atspindejo Kristaus burnos vieta, is cia vienuoliu chorai giedodavo choralus.
c), tik cia visa vidine funkcine struktura orientuota priesinga kryptimi, o presbiterijos vieta zymi stilizuota apside, tarsi atskiras elementas isikertanti i bendra baznycios turi.
The observed motion of the line of apsides in numerous eclipse binaries can be explained, in numerous cases, by their elliptic form.
ESTIMATING THE ECCENTRICITY OF THE EARTH'S ORBIT FROM THE DATES OF THE EQUINOXES, SOLSTICES AND APSIDES.
In planets the latter motion is called precession of perihelion; in stars it is either precession of periastron or precession of apsides.