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Definition of Apsidal

Apsidal
Apsidal Ap"si*dal, a. 1. (Astron.) Of or pertaining to the apsides of an orbit. 2. (Arch.) Of or pertaining to the apse of a church; as, the apsidal termination of the chancel.

Meaning of Apsidal from wikipedia

- In celestial mechanics, apsidal precession (or apsidal advance) is the precession (gradual rotation) of the line connecting the apsides (line of apsides)...
- In architecture, an apse (plural apses; from Latin absis 'arch, vault' from Ancient Gr**** ἀψίς apsis 'arch'; sometimes written apsis, plural apsides) is...
- orbit of the Moon undergoes two important types of precessional motion: apsidal and nodal. The rotational axis of the Moon also undergoes precession. Since...
- Swamy temple has a square plan embedded in an apsidal structure. According to Himanshu Ray, this apsidal design attests to a more ancient temple architecture...
- of Chezerla is a rare exception and this is a temple on the Apsidal model. This Apsidal plan and barrel vaulted structure, is classified in the VastuSastras...
- precession), while the Earth's elliptical orbit around the Sun rotates (apsidal precession). The combined effect of precession with eccentricity is that...
- a circular or apsidal plan, and were either rock-cut or freestanding. Temples —built on elliptical, circular, quadrilateral, or apsidal plans— were initially...
- roughly at the center of the area. The earliest structure at the site was an apsidal building of perhaps the late 9th century BCE, which is thought to resemble...
- The excavation at Banawali in present-day Haryana has also yielded an Apsidal plan which has been interpreted as a temple. Rectangular stadium-like spaces...
- free-standing apsidal structure, now located at the back of the building, which is characteristic of early Buddhist apsidal caityagriha designs. The apsidal structure...