Anomalistic month
Anomalistic A*nom`a*lis"tic, Anomalistical A*nom`a*lis"tic*al, a. [Cf. F. anomalistique.] 1. Irregular; departing from common or established rules. [1913 Webster]

2. (Astron.) Pertaining to the anomaly, or angular distance of a planet from its perihelion. [1913 Webster]

{Anomalistic month}. See under {Month}.

{Anomalistic revolution}, the period in which a planet or satellite goes through the complete cycles of its changes of anomaly, or from any point in its elliptic orbit to the same again.

{Anomalistic}, or {Periodical year}. See under {Year}. [1913 Webster]


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  • anomalistic month — /əˌnɒməlɪstɪk ˈmʌnθ/ (say uh.nomuhlistik munth) noun the average interval between consecutive passages of the moon through the perigee …   Australian English dictionary

  • Anomalistic — A*nom a*lis tic, Anomalistical A*nom a*lis tic*al, a. [Cf. F. anomalistique.] 1. Irregular; departing from common or established rules. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) Pertaining to the anomaly, or angular distance of a planet from its perihelion.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anomalistic — A*nom a*lis tic, Anomalistical A*nom a*lis tic*al, a. [Cf. F. anomalistique.] 1. Irregular; departing from common or established rules. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) Pertaining to the anomaly, or angular distance of a planet from its perihelion.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anomalistic revolution — Anomalistic A*nom a*lis tic, Anomalistical A*nom a*lis tic*al, a. [Cf. F. anomalistique.] 1. Irregular; departing from common or established rules. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) Pertaining to the anomaly, or angular distance of a planet from its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • anomalistic — adj. Astron. of the anomaly or angular distance of a planet from its perihelion. Phrases and idioms: anomalistic month a month measured between successive perigees of the moon. anomalistic year a year measured between successive perihelia of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • anomalistic —   a. Astronomy, pertaining to anomaly. anomalistic month, interval between two perigees of moon. anomalistic year, interval between two perihelion passages of   Earth …   Dictionary of difficult words

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