Kamus Landak
ADVERTISEMENT
CARI KATA ATAU FRASE
Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Lunar tables (0.01002 detik)
Found 1 items, similar to Lunar tables.
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Lunar tables Lunar \Lu"nar\ (l[=u]"n[~e]r), a. [L. lunaris, fr. luna the moon. See Luna, and cf. Lunary.] 1. Of or pertaining to the moon; as, lunar observations. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the moon; orbed. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Measured by the revolutions of the moon; as, a lunar month. [1913 Webster] 4. Influenced by the moon, as in growth, character, or properties; as, lunar herbs. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Lunar caustic (Med. Chem.), silver nitrate prepared to be used as a cautery; -- so named because silver was called luna by the ancient alchemists. Lunar cycle. Same as Metonic cycle. See under Cycle. Lunar distance, the angular distance of the moon from the sun, a star, or a planet, employed for determining longitude by the lunar method. Lunar method, the method of finding a ship's longitude by comparing the local time of taking (by means of a sextant or circle) a given lunar distance, with the Greenwich time corresponding to the same distance as ascertained from a nautical almanac, the difference of these times being the longitude. Lunar month. See Month. Lunar observation, an observation of a lunar distance by means of a sextant or circle, with the altitudes of the bodies, and the time, for the purpose of computing the longitude. Lunar tables. (a) (Astron.) Tables of the moon's motions, arranged for computing the moon's true place at any time past or future. (b) (Navigation) Tables for correcting an observed lunar distance on account of refraction and parallax. Lunar year, the period of twelve lunar months, or 354 days, 8 hours, 48 minutes, and 34.38 seconds. [1913 Webster]
TERAKHIR DICARI
13:09 blown-up(a) mara rung Im*port??????a*ble*ness Unfurl humpback whale soapfish Cassine Colpoon rightfully Lunar tables
ADVERTISEMENT
Desktop version
Android
Refresh