Biquintile Bi*quin"tile, n. [Pref. bi- + quintile: cf. F. biquintile.] (Astron.) An aspect of the planets when they are distant from each other by twice the fifth part of a great circle -- that is, twice 72 degrees. [1913 Webster]

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  • biquintile — (bi kuin ti l ) adj. m. Ancien terme d astronomie. Aspect biquintile, position relative de deux planètes éloignées l une de l autre des 2/5 de 360° ou de 144°. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Bi pour bis, et quintil …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • biquintile — noun An aspect of two planets that are distant from each other by two fifths of a great circle (72 degrees) …   Wiktionary

  • biquintile — bi·quintile …   English syllables

  • biquintile — (ˈ)bī+ noun Etymology: bi (I) + quintile : an aspect of the planets when their positions are twice the fifth part of a great circle apart or at an angle of 144 degrees …   Useful english dictionary

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