Definition of month. Meaning of month. Synonyms of month

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Definition of month

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Sidereal Si*de"re*al, a. [L. sidereus, from sidus, sideris, a constellation, a star. Cf. Sideral, Consider, Desire.] 1. Relating to the stars; starry; astral; as, sidereal astronomy. 2. (Astron.) 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. Sidereal clock, day, month, year. See under Clock, Day, etc. Sideral time, time as reckoned by sideral days, or, taking the sidereal day as the unit, the time elapsed since a transit of the vernal equinox, reckoned in parts of a sidereal day. This is, strictly, apparent sidereal time, mean sidereal time being reckoned from the transit, not of the true, but of the mean, equinoctial point.

Meaning of month from wikipedia

- A month is a unit of time, used with calendars, which is approximately as long as a natural period related to the motion of the Moon; month and Moon are...
- الهجري‎ at-taqwīm al-hijrī) is a lunar calendar consisting of 12 lunar months in a year of 354 or 355 days. It is used to determine the proper days of...
- is the twelfth and final month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and is the seventh and last of seven months to have a length of 31 days...
- The Month was a monthly review, published from 1864 to 2001, which, for almost all of its history, was owned by the English Province of the Society of...
- number of days in a month varies between 29 and 32. The following list compiles the months of the Tamil Calendar. Note: The Sanskrit month starts a few w****s...
- the eleventh (and penultimate) month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars, the fourth and last of four months to have a length of 30 days and...
- month is the time between two successive syzygies (new moons or full moons). The precise definition varies, especially for the beginning of the month...
- the fifth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and the third of seven months to have a length of 31 days. May is a month of spring...
- light-month, roughly one-twelfth of a light-year, is also used occasionally for approximate measures. The Hayden Planetarium specifies the light month more...
- moon, with an additional month normally added every two or three years to correct for the difference between twelve lunar months and the solar year. The...
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