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ˌæs trəˈnɒm ɪ kəlas·tro·nom·i·cal

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word astronomical.

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.

  2. astronomicaladjective

    Very large; of vast measure.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Astronomical, Astronomickadjective

    Belonging to astronomy.

    Etymology: from astronomy.

    Our forefathers marking certain mutations to happen in the sun’s progress through the zodiack, they registrate and set them down in their astronomical canons. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.

    Can he not pass an astronomick line,
    Or does he dread th’ imaginary sign,
    That he should ne’er advance to either pole. Richard Blackmore.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Astronomicaladjective

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

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

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Numerology

  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. Tom Roseen:

    While the volatility was hitting these astronomical highs, (stock ETF investors) weren’t willing to stay in the kitchen, they wanted to get out of the heat.

  2. Professor Lattanzio:

    A series of astronomical observations obtained over the period 1986 to 2018 supports the idea that life is a cosmic rather than a purely terrestrial or planetary phenomenon, these include the detection of biologically relevant molecules in interstellar clouds and comets, mid-infrared spectra of interstellar grains and the dust from comets, a diverse set of data from comets including the Rosetta mission showing consistency with biology and the frequency of Earth-like or habitable planets in the Galaxy.

  3. Brett Redfearn:

    When you have an unregulated space, bad actors do tend to flock there and so if you look at the amount of enforcement cases that have come and the amount of manipulation and fraud and all of the other things – bad sales practices and the like – that have happened in that space, it's astronomical.

  4. Benjamin Keys:

    We tried to get some of the data from one of the providers and they quoted us an astronomical price.

  5. Michael Tran:

    Tanker rates need to re-rate back to economically palatable levels to entice U.S. exports, the astronomical freight rates of last few days had eroded export economics from the Gulf Coast.

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