Astronomical day
Astronomical As`tro*nom"ic*al (-[i^]*kal), a. [L. astronomicus, Gr. 'astronomiko`s: cf. F. astronomique.] Of or pertaining to astronomy; in accordance with the methods or principles of astronomy. -- {As`tro*nom"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Astronomical clock}. See under {Clock}.

{Astronomical day}. See under {Day}.

{Astronomical fractions}, {Astronomical numbers}. See under {Sexagesimal}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Astronomical day — Day Day (d[=a]), n. [OE. day, dai, dei, AS. d[ae]g; akin to OS., D., Dan., & Sw. dag, G. tag, Icel. dagr, Goth. dags; cf. Skr. dah (for dhagh ?) to burn. [root]69. Cf. {Dawn}.] 1. The time of light, or interval between one night and the next; the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astronomical day — astronomical day, twenty four hours of mean solar time reckoned from noon; mean solar day …   Useful english dictionary

  • astronomical day — /ˌæstrənɒmɪkəl ˈdeɪ/ (say .astruhnomikuhl day) noun See day (def. 3d) …   Australian English dictionary

  • astronomical day — From noon of one day until noon of the next …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Astronomical — As tro*nom ic*al ( [i^]*kal), a. [L. astronomicus, Gr. astronomiko s: cf. F. astronomique.] Of or pertaining to astronomy; in accordance with the methods or principles of astronomy. {As tro*nom ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] {Astronomical clock} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astronomical clock — Astronomical As tro*nom ic*al ( [i^]*kal), a. [L. astronomicus, Gr. astronomiko s: cf. F. astronomique.] Of or pertaining to astronomy; in accordance with the methods or principles of astronomy. {As tro*nom ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astronomical fractions — Astronomical As tro*nom ic*al ( [i^]*kal), a. [L. astronomicus, Gr. astronomiko s: cf. F. astronomique.] Of or pertaining to astronomy; in accordance with the methods or principles of astronomy. {As tro*nom ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astronomical numbers — Astronomical As tro*nom ic*al ( [i^]*kal), a. [L. astronomicus, Gr. astronomiko s: cf. F. astronomique.] Of or pertaining to astronomy; in accordance with the methods or principles of astronomy. {As tro*nom ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Day — (d[=a]), n. [OE. day, dai, dei, AS. d[ae]g; akin to OS., D., Dan., & Sw. dag, G. tag, Icel. dagr, Goth. dags; cf. Skr. dah (for dhagh ?) to burn. [root]69. Cf. {Dawn}.] 1. The time of light, or interval between one night and the next; the time… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Day after day — Day Day (d[=a]), n. [OE. day, dai, dei, AS. d[ae]g; akin to OS., D., Dan., & Sw. dag, G. tag, Icel. dagr, Goth. dags; cf. Skr. dah (for dhagh ?) to burn. [root]69. Cf. {Dawn}.] 1. The time of light, or interval between one night and the next; the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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