Heavenly+body

  • 1 heavenly body — heavenly bodies N COUNT A heavenly body is a planet, star, moon, or other natural object in space …

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  • 2 heavenly body — ► NOUN ▪ a planet, star, or other celestial body …

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  • 3 heavenly body — noun count MAINLY LITERARY a star, planet, or moon …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 heavenly body — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms heavenly body : singular heavenly body plural heavenly bodies mainly literary a star, planet, or moon …

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  • 5 heavenly body — noun A natural celestial object, visible in the sky, such as a star, planet, natural satellite, asteroid, comet, the Moon or the Sun. Objects flying or moving in the atmosphere are not usually considered as heavenly bodies …

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  • 6 heavenly body — n. celestial body, planet or star or any of the other objects in the sky …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 7 heavenly body — noun a planet, star, or other celestial body …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 8 heavenly body — noun natural objects visible in the sky (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑celestial body • Members of this Topic: ↑twinkle, ↑winkle, ↑scintillate • Hypernyms: ↑natural object …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9 heavenly body — noun (C) a star, planet or the moon …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 Diurnal motion of a heavenly body — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 The Heavenly Body — Infobox Film name = The Heavenly Body image size = caption = director = Alexander Hall producer = Arthur Hornblow, Jr. writer = Jacques Théry (story) Harry Kurnitz Michael Arlen Walter Reisch starring = William Powell Hedy Lamarr James Craig Fay… …

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  • 12 Periodic time of a heavenly body — Periodic Pe ri*od ic, Periodical Pe ri*od ic*al, a. [L. periodicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. p[ e]riodique.] 1. Of or pertaining to a period or periods, or to division by periods. [1913 Webster] The periodicaltimes of all the satellites. Sir J. Herschel.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 The Heavenly Body —    Voir Le Corps céleste …

    Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • 14 body — (n.) O.E. bodig trunk, chest (of a man or animal); related to O.H.G. botah, of unknown origin. Not elsewhere in Germanic, and the word has died out in German, replaced by leib, originally life, and körper, from Latin. In English, extension to… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 body — bod|y W1S1 [ˈbɔdi US ˈba:di] n plural bodies ↑artery, ↑brain, ↑fatty, ↑tissue, ↑heart, ↑kidney, ↑intestine, ↑intestine2, ↑small, ↑large, ↑ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 body — n. substance firmness 1) to give body to group unit 2) an advisory; deliberative; elected; governing; student body; the body politic 3) in a body (they presented their petition in a body) physical object 4) a foreign body (to remove a foreign… …

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  • 17 body — bod|y [ badi ] noun *** ▸ 1 of human/animal ▸ 2 group of people ▸ 3 collection of work, etc. ▸ 4 main part of something ▸ 5 appearance of hair ▸ 6 strong flavor of drink ▸ 7 piece of clothing ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count the whole physical structure of …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 body — [[t]bɒ̱di[/t]] ♦ bodies 1) N COUNT Your body is all your physical parts, including your head, arms, and legs. The largest organ in the body is the liver. 2) N COUNT You can also refer to the main part of your body, except for your arms, head, and …

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  • 19 body */*/*/ — UK [ˈbɒdɪ] / US [ˈbɑdɪ] noun Word forms body : singular body plural bodies 1) [countable] the whole physical structure of a person or animal, including the head, arms, and legs My whole body ached. We do not really understand how mind and body… …

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  • 20 heavenly — adjective 1) heavenly choirs Syn: divine, holy, celestial, angelic 2) a heavenly body Syn: celestial, cosmic, stellar, sidereal 3) informal a heavenly morning …

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