Selenography
Selenography Sel`e*nog"ra*phy, n. [Gr. selh`nh the moon + -graphy.] The science that treats of the physical features of the moon; -- corresponding to physical geography in respect to the earth. ``Accurate selenography, or description of the moon.'' --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • selenography — [sel΄ənäg′rə fē] n. [ModL selenographia: see SELENO & GRAPHY] the study of the surface and physical features of the moon, esp. the mapping of the latitude and longitude selenographer n. selenographic [sə lē΄nə graf′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Selenography — This article is about the study of selenography. For the Rachel s album, see Selenography (album). From the book Recreations in Astronomy by H. D. Warren D. D., published in 1879. The figure was named Lunar Day , and it represents a historical… …   Wikipedia

  • selenography — selenographer, n. selenographic /si lee neuh graf ik/, adj. /sel euh nog reuh fee/, n. the branch of astronomy that deals with the charting of the moon s surface. [1640 50; SELENO + GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • selenography — noun the scientific study of the Moons geographic features; geography of the Moon See Also: selenology …   Wiktionary

  • selenography — sel·e·nog·ra·phy || ‚selɪ nÉ‘grÉ™fɪ / nÉ’ n. branch of astronomy concerned with the geography of the surface of the moon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • selenography — [ˌsɛlɪ nɒgrəfi, ˌsi: ] noun the scientific mapping of the moon. Derivatives selenographer noun selenographic adjective selenographical adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • selenography — sel·e·nog·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • selenography — The science of geography of the moon …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • selenography — /siləˈnɒgrəfi/ (say seeluh nogruhfee) noun the science dealing with the moon, especially with reference to its physical features. {See seleno , graphy} –selenographer, noun –selenographic /səlinoʊˈgræfɪk/ (say suhleenoh grafik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • selenography — n. the study or mapping of the moon. Derivatives: selenographer n. selenographic adj …   Useful english dictionary

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