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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 geo·cen·tric /ˌʤioˈsɛntrɪk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ge·o·cen·tric Ge·o·cen·tric·al a.  Astron. (a) Having, considering, or based on, the earth as center; as, the geocentric theory of the universe; in relation to or seen from the earth, -- usually opposed to heliocentric, as seen from the sun; as, the geocentric longitude or latitude of a planet.
 Geocentric latitude (of place) the angle included between the radius of the earth through the place and the plane of the equator, in distinction from geographic latitude. It is a little less than the geographic latitude.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having the earth as the center [ant: heliocentric]