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Definition of Astronomy
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Gastronomy Gas*tron"o*my, n. [Gr. ?: cf. F. gastronomie.]
The art or science of good eating; epicurism; the art of good
Physical astronomyPhysical Phys"ic*al, a.
1. Of or pertaining to nature (as including all created
existences); in accordance with the laws of nature; also,
of or relating to natural or material things, or to the
bodily structure, as opposed to things mental, moral,
spiritual, or imaginary; material; natural; as, armies and
navies are the physical force of a nation; the body is the
physical part of man.
Labor, in the physical world, is . . . employed in
putting objects in motion. --J. S. Mill.
A society sunk in ignorance, and ruled by mere
physical force. --Macaulay.
2. Of or pertaining to physics, or natural philosophy;
treating of, or relating to, the causes and connections of
natural phenomena; as, physical science; physical laws.
``Physical philosophy.' --Pope.
3. Perceptible through a bodily or material organization;
cognizable by the senses; external; as, the physical,
opposed to chemical, characters of a mineral.
4. Of or pertaining to physic, or the art of medicine;
medicinal; curative; healing; also, cathartic; purgative.
[Obs.] ``Physical herbs.' --Sir T. North.
Is Brutus sick? and is it physical To walk unbraced,
and suck up the humors Of the dank morning? --Shak.
Physical astronomy, that part of astronomy which treats of
the causes of the celestial motions; specifically, that
which treats of the motions resulting from universal
Physical education, training of the bodily organs and
powers with a view to the promotion of health and vigor.
Physical examination (Med.), an examination of the bodily
condition of a person.
Physical geography. See under Geography.
Physical point, an indefinitely small portion of matter; a
point conceived as being without extension, yet having
physical properties, as weight, inertia, momentum, etc.; a
Physical signs (Med.), the objective signs of the bodily
state afforded by a physical examination.
Meaning of Astronomy from wikipedia
(from Gr****: ἀστρονομία, literally meaning
the laws of the stars) is a natural science
that studies celestial
is the scientific study
may also refer
(magazine), an amateur American astronomy periodical
is the oldest
of the natural
back to antiquity, with its origins
in the religious, mythological, cosmological, calendrical...
- the photosphere, respectively. All heavier
elements, called metals
for less than 2% of the m****, with oxygen
(roughly 1% of the...
- Cultural astronomy
, sometimes called
in Culture, has been described
of ways in which
- Indian astronomy
has a long history stretching
from pre-historic to modern
times. Some of the earliest roots
of Indian astronomy
can be dated
to the period...
- Gr**** astronomy
is astronomy written
in the Gr**** language
in cl****ical antiquity. Gr**** astronomy
- of astronomy
is a list of definitions
and concepts relevant
and cosmology, their
sub-disciplines, and related
- Babylonian astronomy
was the study
of celestial objects during
the early history
of Mesopotamia. Babylonian astronomy seemed
to have focused...
- In astronomy
, a syzygy
(/ˈsɪzɪdʒi/; from the Ancient
Gr**** σύζυγος, suzugos, 'yoked together') is a roughly
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