What does the word ecliptic mean?

Usage examples for ecliptic

  1. It was thus seen that in 1690 the planet was situated in that part of the ecliptic where Flamsteed was at the same date making his observations. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  2. That movement takes place in the ecliptic. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  3. We coasted at a few thousand miles per second along the plane of the ecliptic while we took stock. – Noble Redman by Jesse Franklin Bone
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