Embolismic
Embolismic Em`bo*lis"mic, Embolismical Em`bo*lis"mic*al, a. [Cf. F. embolismique.] Pertaining to embolism or intercalation; intercalated; as, an embolismic year, i. e., the year in which there is intercalation. [1913 Webster]

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  • embolismic — adjective see embolism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • embolismic — See embolism. * * * …   Universalium

  • embolismic — a.; (also embolismical) Intercalated, intercalary, interpolated, inserted, embolic, embolismal, embolismatic (al) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • embolismic — em·bo·lis·mic …   English syllables

  • embolismic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • embolismic year — see under ↑year • • • Main Entry: ↑embolism embolismic year A year of thirteen lunar months (384 days) occurring in a lunisolar calendar such as that of the Jews • • • Main Entry: ↑year * * * embolismic year, a year consisting of thirteen lunar… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Embolismic year — Year Year, n. [OE. yer, yeer, [yogh]er, AS. ge[ a]r; akin to OFries. i?r, g?r, D. jaar, OHG. j[=a]r, G. jahr, Icel. [=a]r, Dan. aar, Sw. [*a]r, Goth. j?r, Gr. ? a season of the year, springtime, a part of the day, an hour, ? a year, Zend y[=a]re… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Embolismical — Embolismic Em bo*lis mic, Embolismical Em bo*lis mic*al, a. [Cf. F. embolismique.] Pertaining to embolism or intercalation; intercalated; as, an embolismic year, i. e., the year in which there is intercalation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • embolism — embolismic, adj. /em beuh liz euhm/, n. 1. Pathol. the occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus. 2. intercalation, as of a day in a year. 3. a period of time intercalated. 4. (in a Eucharistic service) the prayer following the final petitions of …   Universalium

  • Epact — • The surplus days of the solar over the lunar year; hence, more freely, the number of days in the age of the moon on 1 January of any given year. The whole system of epacts is based on the Metonic Lunar Cycle, and serves to indicate the days of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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