"sidereal" Definition

  1. a. Relating to the stars; starry; astral; as, sidereal astronomy.
  2. a. 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.

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Position in dictionary: 90544 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a.,
Words that start with "sidereal": 2
Words that end with "sidereal": 2
Words that contain "sidereal": 3
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English Dictionary Definition of sidereal

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