Nodical
Nodical Nod"ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to the nodes; from a node to the same node again; as, the nodical revolutions of the moon. [1913 Webster]

{Nodical month}. See {Lunar month}, under {Month}. [1913 Webster]


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  • nodical — [näd′i kəl, nō′dikəl] adj. Astron. of the nodes …   English World dictionary

  • nodical — /ˈnoʊdɪkəl/ (say nohdikuhl), /ˈnɒd / (say nod ) adjective Astronomy of or relating to the node or nodes: the nodical month …   Australian English dictionary

  • nodical — ˈnädə̇kəl, ˈnōd adjective Etymology: node + ical : of or relating to astronomical nodes : measured from node to node the nodical revolution of the moon …   Useful english dictionary

  • nodical — /nod i keuhl, noh di /, adj. Astron. of or pertaining to a node or the nodes. [1830 40; NODE + ICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • nodical — adjective Of or pertaining to the nodes of an orbiting body (such as the moon) …   Wiktionary

  • nodical — adj. of a node, of a junction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nodical — nod·i·cal …   English syllables

  • Nodical month — Nodical Nod ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to the nodes; from a node to the same node again; as, the nodical revolutions of the moon. [1913 Webster] {Nodical month}. See {Lunar month}, under {Month}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nodical month — Month Month (m[u^]nth), n. [OE. month, moneth, AS. m[=o]n[eth], m[=o]na[eth]; akin to m[=o]na moon, and to D. maand month, G. monat, OHG. m[=a]n[=o]d, Icel. m[=a]nu[eth]r, m[=a]na[eth]r, Goth. m[=e]n[=o][thorn]s. [root]272. See {Moon}.] One of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nodical month. — See under month (def. 5). [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

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