Uranology
Uranology U`ra*nol"o*gy, n. [Gr. ? heaven + -logy.] A discourse or treatise on the heavens and the heavenly bodies; the study of the heavens; uranography. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • uranology — [u ranäl′ə jē] n. [< Gr ouranos, heaven, URANUS + LOGY] former term for ASTRONOMY …   English World dictionary

  • uranology — uranological /yoor euh nl oj i keuhl/, adj. /yoor euh nol euh jee/, n., pl. uranologies. Astron. 1. uranography. 2. a treatise on the celestial bodies. [1725 35; URANO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • uranology — Synonyms and related words: astrogeology, astrognosy, astrography, astrolithology, astronomy, astrophotography, astrophysics, celestial mechanics, gravitational astronomy, meteoritics, radar astronomy, radio astronomy, solar physics,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • uranology — study of the heavens; astronomy Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • uranology — n. Ouranography, uranography …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • uranology — ura·nol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • uranology — /jurəˈnɒlədʒi/ (say yoohruh noluhjee) noun Obsolete astronomy or a treatise on astronomy. –uranologer, noun –uranological /jurənəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ (say yoohruhnuh lojikuhl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • uranology — noun the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole • Syn: ↑astronomy • Derivationally related forms: ↑uranologist, ↑astronomic (for: ↑astronomy), ↑astronomical ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • astronomer — noun a physicist who studies astronomy • Syn: ↑uranologist, ↑stargazer • Derivationally related forms: ↑stargaze (for: ↑stargazer), ↑uranology (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stargazer — noun 1. a physicist who studies astronomy • Syn: ↑astronomer, ↑uranologist • Derivationally related forms: ↑stargaze, ↑uranology (for: ↑uranologist) …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”