Lagrangian pointLa·gran·gi·an point
Astronomy Any of five points in the orbital plane of two bodies, one of which is much larger than the other, at which a third, even smaller body will remain in gravitational equilibrium. Bodies located at Lagrangian points appear stationary with respect to the larger two bodies. Also called Lagrange point .
Origin of Lagrangian pointAfter Comte Joseph Louis Lagrange
(plural Lagrangian points)
- (astrophysics) Alternative form of Lagrange point.