of or relating to the stars or constellations
"sidereal bodies"; "the sidereal system"
(of divisions of time) determined by daily motion of the stars
Of or relating to the stars.
Relating to a measurement of time relative to the position of the stars.
Origin: sidereus, from sidus, sider-, star
relating to the stars; starry; astral; as, sidereal astronomy
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
Origin: [L. sidereus, from sidus, sideris, a constellation, a star. Cf. Sideral, Consider, Desire.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of Sidereal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Sidereal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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