ephemeris

  • 1 Ephemeris — E*phem e*ris, n.; pl. {Ephemerides}. [L., a diary, Gr. ?, also, a calendar, fr. ?. See {Ephemera}.] 1. A diary; a journal. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) (a) A publication giving the computed places of the heavenly bodies for each day of the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 ephemeris — table showing predicted positions of heavenly bodies, 1550s, Mod.L., from Gk. ephemeris “diary, calendar,” from ephemeros “daily” (see EPHEMERA (Cf. ephemera)). The classical plural is ephemerides …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 ephemeris — [e fem′ər is, ifem′ər is] n. pl. ephemerides [ef΄ə mer′ə dēz΄] [L < Gr ephēmeris, diary, calendar < ephēmeros: see EPHEMERON] 1. a table giving the computed positions of a celestial body for every day of a given period 2. an astronomical… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 ephemeris — I index journal II index register Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Ephemeris — An ephemeris (plural: ephemerides; from the Greek word ἐφήμερος ephemeros daily ) is a table of values that gives the positions of astronomical objects in the sky at a given time or times. Different kinds are used for astronomy and astrology.… …

    Wikipedia

  • 6 ephemeris — /i fem euhr is/, n., pl. ephemerides /ef euh mer i deez /. 1. a table showing the positions of a heavenly body on a number of dates in a regular sequence. 2. an astronomical almanac containing such tables. 3. Archaic. an almanac or calendar.… …

    Universalium

  • 7 Ephemeris — Titelseite der ersten Ausgabe von 1790 Die Ephemeris (griechisch Efimerís Ἐφημερίς „Zeitung“) war die älteste bekannte griechischsprachige Zeitung. Geschichte Nachdem Kaiser Joseph II. 1783 das Drucken griechischsprachiger Medien erlaubt hatte,… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 8 ephemeris — noun (plural ephemerides) Etymology: Latin, diary, ephemeris, from Greek ephēmeris, from ephēmeros Date: 1508 a tabular statement of the assigned places of a celestial body for regular intervals …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 ephemeris — e•phem•er•is [[t]ɪˈfɛm ər ɪs[/t]] n. pl. e•phe•mer•i•des [[t]ˌɛf əˈmɛr ɪˌdiz[/t]] 1) astron. a table showing the positions of a heavenly body on a number of dates in a regular sequence 2) astron. an astronomical almanac containing such tables 3)… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 10 ephemeris — i. A periodical publication tabulating the predicted positions of celestial bodies at regular intervals, such as daily, and containing other data of interest to astronomers. A publication giving similar information useful to a navigator is called …

    Aviation dictionary

  • 11 ephemeris — n. (pl. ephemerides) Astron. an astronomical almanac or table of the predicted positions of celestial bodies. Etymology: L f. Gk ephemeris diary (as EPHEMERAL) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 ephemeris — noun /ɪˈfɛməɹɪs/ a) A table giving the apparent position of celestial bodies throughout the year; normally given as right ascension and declination b) Software that calculates the apparent position of celestial bodies. See Also: ephemeride …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 ephemeris — n. astronomical calendar (shows the approximate position of the sun, moon and stars in the sky during a given year) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 ephemeris — [ɪ fɛm(ə)rɪs, fi:m ] noun (plural ephemerides ˌɛfɪ mɛrɪdi:z) Astronomy & Astrology a table of the calculated positions of a celestial object at regular intervals throughout a period. Origin C16: from L., from Gk ephēmeros lasting only a day …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15 ephemeris — n. [Gr. pl. Ephemerides.] 1. Journal, diary. 2. (Astron.) Astronomical almanac or calendar …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 16 ephemeris — ephem·er·is …

    English syllables

  • 17 ephemeris — /əˈfɛmərəs/ (say uh femuhruhs), /i / (say ee ) noun (plural ephemerides /ɛfəˈmɛrədiz/ (say efuh meruhdeez)) 1. a table showing the positions of a heavenly body on a number of dates in an orderly sequence. 2. an astronomical almanac containing… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 Ephemeris time — (ET) is a time scale used in ephemerides of celestial bodies, in particular the Sun (as observed from the Earth), Moon, planets, and other members of the solar system. This is distinct from Universal Time (UT): the time scale based on the… …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 ephemeris time — Astron. time measured by the orbital movements of the earth, the moon, and the planets. [1945 50] * * * ▪ chronology       (ET), the first dynamical time scale in history; it was defined by the International Astronomical Union in the 1950s and… …

    Universalium

  • 20 Ephemeris belli Troiani — Unter dem Pseudonym Dictys Cretensis wurde im 4. Jahrhundert die Ephemeris belli Troiani veröffentlicht, ein lateinischer Roman über den trojanischen Krieg in sechs Büchern. Das Werk ist neben der als Gegenentwurf dazu zu verstehenden Bearbeitung …

    Deutsch Wikipedia


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