heliacally
adverb see heliacal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • heliacal — heliacally, adv. /hi luy euh keuhl/, adj. Astron. pertaining to or occurring near the sun, esp. applied to such risings and settings of a star as are most nearly coincident with those of the sun while yet visible. Also, heliac /hee lee ak /.… …   Universalium

  • heliacal — adjective Etymology: Late Latin heliacus, from Greek hēliakos, from hēlios Date: 1545 relating to or near the sun used especially of the last setting of a star before and its first rising after invisibility due to conjunction with the sun •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • heliacal — /həˈlaɪəkəl/ (say huh luyuhkuhl) adjective relating to or occurring near the sun, especially applied to such risings and settings of a star as are most nearly coincident with those of the sun while yet being visible. Also, heliac /ˈhiliæk/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

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