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Definition of Astronomy

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Gastronomy
Gastronomy Gas*tron"o*my, n. [Gr. ?: cf. F. gastronomie.] The art or science of good eating; epicurism; the art of good cheer.
Physical astronomy
Physical 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 gravitation. 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 material point. Physical signs (Med.), the objective signs of the bodily state afforded by a physical examination.

Meaning of Astronomy from wikipedia

- Astronomy (from Gr****: ἀστρονομία, literally meaning the science that studies the laws of the stars) is a natural science that studies celestial objects...
- Astronomy is the scientific study of celestial objects. Astronomy may also refer to: Astronomy (magazine), an amateur American astronomy periodical Astronomy...
- Astronomy is the oldest of the natural sciences, dating back to antiquity, with its origins in the religious, mythological, cosmological, calendrical...
- the photosphere, respectively. All heavier elements, called metals in astronomy, account for less than 2% of the m****, with oxygen (roughly 1% of the...
- Cultural astronomy, sometimes called the study of Astronomy in Culture, has been described as investigating "the diversity of ways in which cultures, both...
- 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 is understood to include the ancient Gr****, ****enistic...
- of astronomy is a list of definitions of terms and concepts relevant to astronomy and cosmology, their sub-disciplines, and related fields. Astronomy is...
- Babylonian astronomy was the study or recording 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 straight-line configuration of three or more...
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