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Definition: perpetual calendar
n : a chart or mechanical device that indicates the days of the
week corresponding to any given date over a long period
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Definition: Perpetual calendar
, a. [OE. perpetuel, F. perp['e]tuel,
fr. L. perpetualis, fr. perpetuus continuing throughout,
continuous, fr. perpes, -etis, lasting throughout.]
Neverceasing; continuing forever or for an unlimited time;
unfailing; everlasting; continuous.
Unto the kingdom of perpetual night. --Shak.
Perpetual feast of nectared sweets. --Milton.
Circle of perpetual apparition
, or Circle of perpetual occultation
. See under Circle
, a calendar so devised that it may be
adjusted for any month or year.
(Ch. of Eng.), a curacy in which all the
tithes are appropriated, and no vicarage is endowed.
. See under Motion
. See Endless screw
, under Screw
Syn: Continual; unceasing; endless; everlasting; incessant;
constant; eternal. See Constant
Perpetual calendar \Per*pet"u*al cal"en*dar\
A calendar that can be used perpetually or over a wide range
of years. That of Capt. Herschel covers, as given below,
dates from 1750 to 1961 only, but is capable of indefinite
PERPETUAL CALENDARDay of the monthJan. Oct.Apr. July
Jan.Sept. Dec.JuneFeb. Mar. Nov.Aug. Feb.MayDay of the Week
To find the day of the week corresponding to any date, find
the small letter directly under the month and opposite the
day of the month; the same small letter also appears in the
vertical column that contains the number of the year, and if
the line in which it stands is followed out to the right, the
day of the week is found. Thus, the small letter under March
and opposite 18 is b; b appears again directly over 1904, and
at its right is the word Friday. March 18 fell on Friday in
1904, and also in 1898, 1892, etc. The calendar has other
uses, as for finding the months which begin on Sunday in a
particular year, etc.
|1753 |1754 |1755 |1750 |1751 |1757 |*1752
|1759 |1765 |*1760 |1761 |*1756 |1763 |1758
|*1764 |1771 |1766 |1767 |1762 |*1768 |1769
|1770 |*1776 |1777 |*1772 |1773 |1774 |1775
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
, n. [OE. kalender, calender, fr. L.
kalendarium an interest or account book (cf. F. calendrier,
OF. calendier) fr. L. calendue, kalendae, calends. See
1. An orderly arrangement of the division of time, adapted to
the purposes of civil life, as years, months, weeks, and
days; also, a register of the year with its divisions; an
2. (Eccl.) A tabular statement of the dates of feasts,
offices, saints' days, etc., esp. of those which are
liable to change yearly according to the varying date of
3. An orderly list or enumeration of persons, things, or
events; a schedule; as, a calendar of state papers; a
calendar of bills presented in a legislative assembly; a
calendar of causes arranged for trial in court; a calendar
of a college or an academy.
Note: Shepherds of people had need know the calendars of
tempests of state. --Bacon.
, one that shows the days of the week and
. See under Month
French Republican calendar
. See under Vend['e]miaire
, Julian calendar
, Perpetual calendar
. See under Gregorian
, and Perpetual