adjective see constellation

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  • constellatory — kənzˈteləˌtōrē, (ˈ)känz|t , kənˈst , (ˈ)kän|st , tȯr , ri adjective Etymology: constellation + ory : of, having to do with, or suggestive of a constellation constellatory magnitude constellatory brilliance …   Useful english dictionary

  • constellatory — See constellation. * * * …   Universalium

  • constellatory — con·stel·la·to·ry …   English syllables

  • constellation — constellatory /keuhn stel euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /kon steuh lay sheuhn/, n. 1. Astron. a. any of various groups of stars to which definite names have been given, as Ursa Major, Ursa Minor, Boötes, Cancer, Orion. b. the section of the heavens …   Universalium

  • Констелляторный конструкт — (Constellatory construct). Тип конструкта, который позволяет его элементам принадлежать одновременно другим сферам; однако, если элементы идентифицированы особым образом, они закреплены. Стереотипное мышление иллюстрирует этот тип конструкта …   Теории личности: глоссарий

  • constellation — noun Etymology: Middle English constellacioun, from Anglo French constellation, from Late Latin constellation , constellatio, from Latin com + stella star more at star Date: 14th century 1. the configuration of stars especially at one s birth 2.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • constellate — verb a) To combine as a cluster b) To fit, adorn (as if) with constellations See Also: constellation, constellatory, stellar, stellate, stellifo …   Wiktionary

  • constellation — [kän΄stə lā′shən] n. [ME constellacion < OFr < LL constellatio < constellatus, set with stars < L com , with + pp. of stellare, to shine < stella,STAR] 1. a) a group of stars in the sky, usually named after some object, animal, or… …   English World dictionary

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