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Definitions for astronomical
ˌæs trəˈnɒm ɪ kəlas·tro·nom·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. astronomic, astronomicaladjective

    relating or belonging to the science of astronomy

    "astronomic telescope"

  2. astronomic, astronomical, galacticadjective

    inconceivably large

Wiktionary

  1. astronomicaladjective

    Of or relating to astronomy.

    Etymology: Attested since at least 1550, from astronomique or directly from astronomicus, from ἀστρονομικός.

  2. astronomicaladjective

    Very large; of vast measure.

    Etymology: Attested since at least 1550, from astronomique or directly from astronomicus, from ἀστρονομικός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Astronomicaladjective

    of or pertaining to astronomy; in accordance with the methods or principles of astronomy

    Etymology: [L. astronomicus, Gr. 'astronomiko`s: cf. F. astronomique.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of astronomical in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of astronomical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of astronomical in a Sentence

  1. Fathi Namouni:

    The close proximity of the stars meant that they felt each others' gravity much more strongly in those early days than they do today, this enabled Astronomical Society.These asteroids to be pulled from one star system to another.

  2. Jim Green:

    The New Horizons mission has taken what we thought we knew about Pluto and turned it upside down, the New Horizons mission's why we explore -- to satisfy our innate curiosity and answer deeper questions about how we got here and what lies beyond the next horizon. Related : Spacecraft achieves flyby of Pluto, then calls home September NASA, which is discussing a slew of Pluto discoveries at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Astronomical Society’s Division for Planetary Sciences in National Harbor, Md. this week, highlighted the ‘ cryovolcanoes ’ as a key finding. Geologists on the New Horizons team combined images of Pluto’s surface to make 3-D maps that indicate two of Pluto’s most distinctive mountains could be ice volcanoes. In its statement September NASA explained that the ‘ cryovolcanoes ’ may even have been active in the recent past. The two candidates are large features on the dwarf planet’s surface measuring tens of miles across and several miles high. Related : September NASA releases first Pluto flyby images.

  3. Birger Schmitz:

    In the last few decades, researchers have begun to understand that evolution of life on Earth is dependent on astronomical events also.

  4. Robert Massey:

    Certainly the fact that there were reports of sound connected to Royal Astronomical Society as well is interesting.

  5. Damon Gameau:

    Their sugar levels are astronomical, it can't go on because they are going to die out and they are the oldest culture in the world.

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