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  • 61Diurnal parallax — Diurnal Di*ur nal, a. [L. diurnalis, fr. dies day. See {Deity}, and cf. {Journal}.] 1. Relating to the daytime; belonging to the period of daylight, distinguished from the night; opposed to {nocturnal}; as, diurnal heat; diurnal hours. [1913… …

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  • 62Diurnal revolution of a planet — Diurnal Di*ur nal, a. [L. diurnalis, fr. dies day. See {Deity}, and cf. {Journal}.] 1. Relating to the daytime; belonging to the period of daylight, distinguished from the night; opposed to {nocturnal}; as, diurnal heat; diurnal hours. [1913… …

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  • 63Diurnal temperature variation — is a meteorological term that relates to the variation in temperature that occurs from the highs of the day to the cool of nights. Contents 1 Temperature lag 2 Differences in variation 3 Viticulture …

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  • 64Diurnal motion — is an astronomical term referring to the apparent daily motion of stars around the Earth, or more precisely around the two celestial poles. It is caused by the Earth s rotation on its axis, so every star apparently moves on a circle, that is… …

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  • 65Diurnal enuresis — Classification and external resources MeSH D053207 Enuresis is defined as involuntary voiding of urine beyond the age of anticipated control. Diurnal enuresis is daytime wetting, nocturnal enuresis is nighttime wetting. Both of these conditions… …

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  • 66diurnal hibernation — diurnal hibernation, hibernation that occurs at certain periods each day among some animals. Some bats spend the day in hibernation and become active at night. The diurnal hibernation of some hummingbirds takes place at night …

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  • 67diurnal libration — diurnal libration, an apparent oscillation of the moon as perceived by an observer, produced by the effect of the earth s rotation …

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  • 68Diurnal cycle — A diurnal cycle is any pattern that recurs every 24 hours as a result of one full rotation of the Earth.[1] In climatology, the diurnal cycle is one of the most basic forms of climate patterns. The most familiar such pattern is the diurnal… …

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  • 69diurnal arc — noun : the portion of the diurnal circle of a celestial body that is above the observer s horizon the diurnal arc of the sun is its apparent path from sunrise to sunset * * * Astron. the portion of the diurnal circle that is above the horizon at… …

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  • 70Diurnal acceleration of the fixed stars — Acceleration Ac*cel er*a tion, n. [L. acceleratio: cf. F. acc[ e]l[ e]ration.] The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as, a falling body moves toward the earth with an acceleration of velocity;… …

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  • 71Diurnal circle — Circle Cir cle (s[ e]r k l), n. [OE. cercle, F. cercle, fr. L. circulus (Whence also AS. circul), dim. of circus circle, akin to Gr. kri kos, ki rkos, circle, ring. Cf. {Circus}, {Circum }.] [1913 Webster] 1. A plane figure, bounded by a single… …

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  • 72Diurnal phase shift — In telecommunication, diurnal phase shift is the phase shift of electromagnetic signals associated with daily changes in the ionosphere. The major changes usually occur during the period of time when sunrise or sunset is present at critical… …

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  • 73Diurnal sign — In astrology, a diurnal sign is a sign in the zodiac whose natural positions are on the southern hemisphere of the horoscope. The diurnal signs are therefore: Libra Scorpio Sagittarius Capricorn Aquarius Pisces Note: The hemispheres are opposite… …

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  • 74Diurnal phase shift — Ausbreitung der Raumwelle an der Tag Nacht Grenze Der Diurnal phase shift (ungebräuchliche deutsche Übersetzung: tageszyklische Phasenverschiebung) ist in der Telekommunikation ein Phänomen, das bei elektromagnetischen Signalen in einem 24… …

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  • 75diurnal circle — noun : the apparent circle or parallel of declination described by a celestial body in consequence of the earth s rotation * * * Astron. the apparent circle described by a heavenly body as a result of one rotation by the earth. * * * diurnal… …

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  • 76diurnal aberration — Aberration Ab er*ra tion, n. [L. aberratio: cf. F. aberration. See {Aberrate}.] 1. The act of wandering; deviation, especially from truth or moral rectitude, from the natural state, or from a type. The aberration of youth. Hall. Aberrations from… …

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  • 77Diurnal parallax — Parallax Par al*lax, n. [Gr. ? alternation, the mutual inclination of two lines forming an angle, fr. ? to change a little, go aside, deviate; para beside, beyond + ? to change: cf. F. parallaxe. Cf. {Parallel}.] 1. The apparent displacement, or… …

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  • 78Diurnal arc — In astrology, a diurnal arc is the time, as expressed in right ascension, it takes a planet, point, or degree to move from its rising point to its setting point. This takes place in many celestial bodies such as the sun and moon. Categories:… …

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  • 79diurnal oscillation — the diurnal movement of plankton up and down in the water column, often mirrored by fish feeding on them …

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  • 80diurnal arc — Astron. the portion of the diurnal circle that is above the horizon at a given point. Cf. nocturnal arc. * * * …

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