Meaning of 合 in Japanese
Definition of 合
- (n) 0.18039 litres (liters)
- 0.3306 metres square (meters)
- one-tenth of the way from the base to the summit of a mountain
Of course "Hayabusa" is not actually closing in on the Sun, it is just positioned as in the figure so that, seen from the Earth, it is on the opposite side of the Sun; this is called 'conjunction'.
- (ctr) counter for covered containers
- counter for matches, battles, etc.