parallactic
adjective Etymology: New Latin parallacticus, from Greek parallaktikos, from parallaxis Date: 1630 of, relating to, or due to parallax

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  • Parallactic — Par al*lac tic, Parallactical Par al*lac tic*al, a. [Cf. F. parallactique.] Of or pertaining to a parallax. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parallactic — parallax ► NOUN 1) the apparent difference in the position of an object when viewed from different positions, e.g. through the viewfinder and the lens of a camera. 2) Astronomy the angular difference in the apparent positions of a star observed… …   English terms dictionary

  • parallactic — See parallax. * * * …   Universalium

  • parallactic — adjective Of or pertaining to parallax …   Wiktionary

  • parallactic — Relating to a parallax …   Medical dictionary

  • parallactic — par·al·lac·tic …   English syllables

  • parallactic — |parə|laktik adjective Etymology: New Latin parallacticus, from Greek parallaktikos, from parallaxis parallax more at parallax : of, relating to, or due to parallax …   Useful english dictionary

  • parallactic angle — paralaksinis kampas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Kampas, kurį sudaro dviejų prietaisų optinės ašys, pvz., stebint tą patį objektą pro teleskopą ir jo vaizdo ieškiklį. atitikmenys: angl. parallactic angle pranc. angle parallactique …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • parallactic motion — noun : the part of the observed proper motion of a star that is caused by the motion of the observer with the solar system as a whole * * * Astron. the apparent motion of stars due to the earth s orbital motion. [1885 90] * * * parallactic motion …   Useful english dictionary

  • parallactic ellipse — Astron. the apparent ellipse, as seen against the background of more distant stars, described annually by a nearby star because of the earth s orbital motion around the sun. Cf. parallax (def. 2). * * * …   Universalium

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