Definition of Diurnal. Meaning of Diurnal. Synonyms of Diurnal

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Definition of Diurnal

Diurnal
Diurnal Di*ur"nal, n. [Cf. F. diurnal a prayerbook. See Diurnal, a.] 1. A daybook; a journal. [Obs.] --Tatler. 2. (R. C. Ch.) A small volume containing the daily service for the ``little hours,' viz., prime, tierce, sext, nones, vespers, and compline. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A diurnal bird or insect.

Meaning of Diurnal from wikipedia

- Diurnality is a form of plant or animal behavior characterized by activity during daytime, with a period of sleeping or other inactivity at night. The...
- Diurnal ("daily") may refer to: Diurnal cycle, any pattern that recurs daily Diurnality, the behavior of animals and plants that are active in the daytime...
- A diurnal cycle is any pattern that recurs every 24 hours as a result of one full rotation of the Earth around its own axis. In climatology, the diurnal...
- Diurnal motion (Latin: diurnus, lit. 'daily', from dies, lit. "day") is an astronomical term referring to the apparent motion of celestial objects (e...
- In meteorology, diurnal temperature variation is the variation between a high temperature and a low temperature that occurs during the same day. Temperature...
- Accipitres) were divided into diurnal and nocturnal tribes; the owls remained monogeneric (family Ægolii, genus Strix), whilst the diurnal raptors were divided...
- the distance to Proxima Centauri is 1/0.7687=1.3009 p****cs (4.243 ly). Diurnal parallax is a parallax that varies with rotation of the Earth or with difference...
- entry on "diurnal arc" instead. You can also search for Diurnal arc in Wikipedia to check for alternative titles or spellings. Start the Diurnal arc article...
- societies. Humans are normally diurnal creatures, that is to say they are active in the daytime. As with most other diurnal animals, human activity-rest...
- chronobiology. Processes with 24-hour oscillations are more generally called diurnal rhythms; strictly speaking, they should not be called circadian rhythms...
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