diurnal

  • 21diurnal — [[t]daɪɜ͟ː(r)n(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Diurnal means happening or active during the daytime. [FORMAL] Kangaroos are diurnal animals. Ant: nocturnal …

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  • 22diurnal — 1. adjective /daɪˈɜː.nəl,daɪˈɝ.nəl/ a) Happening or occurring during daylight, or primarily active during that time. Most birds are diurnal. b) Said of a flower open, or releasing its perfume during daylight hours, but not at night …

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  • 23diurnal — di|ur|nal [ daı ɜrnl ] adjective 1. ) VERY FORMAL happening every day: DAILY 2. ) TECHNICAL a diurnal animal is awake and active during the day ─ opposite NOCTURNAL …

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  • 24diurnal — [dʌɪ ə:n(ə)l] adjective 1》 of or during the daytime. 2》 daily; of each day: diurnal rhythms. Derivatives diurnally adverb Origin ME: from late L. diurnalis, from L. diurnus daily , from dies day …

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  • 25diurnal — adjective the patient s moods are determined by diurnal events Syn: daily, everyday, quotidian, occurring every/each day …

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  • 26diurnal — UK [daɪˈɜː(r)n(ə)l] / US [daɪˈɜrn(ə)l] adjective 1) biology a diurnal animal is awake and active during the day 2) very formal happening every day …

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  • 27diurnal — di•ur•nal [[t]daɪˈɜr nl[/t]] adj. 1) occurring each day; daily 2) of or belonging to the daytime 3) occurring in daily cycles: the apparent diurnal motion of celestial bodies[/ex] 4) active by day, as certain birds and insects (opposed to… …

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  • 28diurnal — pertaining to daylight, active during the day; daily …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 29diurnal — adj. [L. diurnus, of the day] Pertaining to animals active only during the daytime; see nocturnal, crepuscular …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 30diurnal — Occurring during the day or repeating on a daily basis. Use of circadian rhythm for the latter avoids ambiguity …

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  • 31diurnal — diurnally, adv. diurnalness, n. /duy err nl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a day or each day; daily. 2. of or belonging to the daytime (opposed to nocturnal). 3. Bot. showing a periodic alteration of condition with day and night, as certain… …

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  • 32diurnal —   in geography, daily, or of each day, where a day means the full 24 hour period …

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  • 33Diurnal — Es una de las oraciones más antiguas de la Iglesia Católica. Se basa en la Liturgia de las Horas , siendo un compendio del anterior. Se trata de honrar a Dios varias veces al día. Se presenta por horas canónicas, que son: Laudes, al despertar;… …

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  • 34Diurnal — Di|ur|nal 〈n. 11〉 Gebetbuch kathol. Geistlicher mit den Stundengebeten, Auszug aus dem Brevier; oV Diurnale [zu lat. diurnus „täglich“; zu dies „Tag“; → Journal] * * * Di|ur|nal, das; s, e, Di|ur|na|le, das; , ...lia [mlat. diurnale, zu:… …

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  • 35diurnal — Synonyms and related words: annual, biannual, biennial, bimonthly, biweekly, catamenial, centenary, centennial, circadian, daily, daytime, decennial, everyday, fortnightly, hebdomadal, hourly, menstrual, momentary, momently, monthly, quarterly,… …

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  • 36diürnal — di|ür|nal Mot Agut Nom masculí …

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  • 37diurnal — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. during the day, daytime, once a day, every day; see daily , regular 3 …

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  • 38Diurnal — Di|ur|nal 〈n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: e〉 = Diurnale …

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  • 39diurnal — di|urna̲l [zu gleichbed. lat. diurnus], in fachspr. Fügungen …

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  • 40diurnal — di|ur|nal [daıˈə:nəl US ˈə:r ] adj technical [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: diurnalis, from dies day ] 1.) happening or active in the daytime ≠ ↑nocturnal 2.) happening every day …

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