What does Sidereal mean?

Definitions for Siderealsaɪˈdɪər i əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sidereal(adj)

    of or relating to the stars or constellations

    "sidereal bodies"; "the sidereal system"

  2. sidereal(adj)

    (of divisions of time) determined by daily motion of the stars

    "sidereal time"

Wiktionary

  1. sidereal(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the stars.

  2. sidereal(Adjective)

    Relating to a measurement of time relative to the position of the stars.

  3. Origin: sidereus, from sidus, sider-, star

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sidereal(adj)

    relating to the stars; starry; astral; as, sidereal astronomy

  2. Sidereal(adj)

    measuring by the apparent motion of the stars; designated, marked out, or accompanied, by a return to the same position in respect to the stars; as, the sidereal revolution of a planet; a sidereal day

  3. Origin: [L. sidereus, from sidus, sideris, a constellation, a star. Cf. Sideral, Consider, Desire.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sidereal

    sī-dē′rē-al, adj. relating to a star or stars: starry: (astron.) measured by the apparent motion of the stars.—adj. Sid′eral (Milt.), relating to the stars: baleful, from astrology.—n. Siderā′tion, a sudden deprivation of sense, as a stroke of apoplexy: a blast of plants.—Sidereal day, the time between two successive upper culminations of a fixed star or of the vernal equinox, shorter than a solar day; Sidereal year (see Year). [L. sidus, sideris, a star.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sidereal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sidereal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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