retrograde: significato e definizioni

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Cos'è retrograde?

Cos'è retrograde?

  • Moving or tending backward.
  • Opposite to the usual order; inverted or reversed.
  • Reverting to an earlier or inferior condition.
  • Astronomy Of or relating to the orbital revolution or axial rotation of a planetary or other celestial body that moves clockwise from east to west, in the direction opposite to most celestial bodies.
  • Astronomy Of or relating to the brief, regularly occurring, apparently backward movement of a planetary body in its orbit as viewed against the fixed stars, caused by the differing orbital velocities of Earth and the body observed.
  • Archaic Opposed; contrary.
  • To move or seem to move backward. See Synonyms at recede1.
  • To decline to an inferior state; degenerate.

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