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Definitions for celestial
səˈlɛs tʃəlce·les·tial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. celestial, heavenlyadjective

    of or relating to the sky

    "celestial map"; "a heavenly body"

  2. celestial, heavenlyadjective

    relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven

    "celestial beings"; "heavenly hosts"

  3. celestial, ethereal, supernaladjective

    of heaven or the spirit

    "celestial peace"; "ethereal melodies"; "the supernal happiness of a quiet death"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Celestialadjective

    belonging to the aerial regions, or visible heavens

    Etymology: [OF. celestial, celestied, fr. L. caelestic, fr. caelum heaved. See Cell.]

  2. Celestialadjective

    of or pertaining to the spiritual heaven; heavenly; divine

    Etymology: [OF. celestial, celestied, fr. L. caelestic, fr. caelum heaved. See Cell.]

  3. Celestialnoun

    an inhabitant of heaven

    Etymology: [OF. celestial, celestied, fr. L. caelestic, fr. caelum heaved. See Cell.]

  4. Celestialnoun

    a native of China

    Etymology: [OF. celestial, celestied, fr. L. caelestic, fr. caelum heaved. See Cell.]

Freebase

  1. Celestial

    Celestial is the third studio album by Mexican pop group RBD. The album has sold one million copies worldwide.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Celestial

    sel-est′yal, adj. heavenly: dwelling in heaven: in the visible heavens.—n. an inhabitant of heaven.—adv. Celest′ially.—The Celestial Empire, a name for China. [Through Fr. from L. cœlestiscœlum, heaven.]

Editors Contribution

  1. celestial

    Of or relating to the sky.

    They say angels are celestial beings that are heaven sent.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 22, 2019  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of celestial in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of celestial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of celestial in a Sentence

  1. Phil Evans:

    We continue to search for counterparts to neutrino detections, to understand whether all such events come from blazars like this one, or whether there is a diversity of celestial objects can produce such highly energetic neutrinos.

  2. Kleomenis Tsiganis:

    Dimorphos, which means' two forms,' reflects the status of this object as the first celestial body to have the' form' of its orbit significantly changed by humanity — in this case, by the DART impact, as such, it will be the first object to be known to humans by two, very different forms, the one seen by DART before impact and the other seen by the European Space Agency's Hera, a few years later.

  3. George Washington:

    Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.

  4. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    All the means of action - the shapeless masses - the materials - lie everywhere about us. What we need is the celestial fire to change the flint into the transparent crystal, bright and clear. That fire is genius.

  5. George Washington:

    Labour to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.

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