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synonyms for heliacal

  • cosmic
  • empyreal
  • stellar
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How to use heliacal in a sentence

Implying hereby the Heliacal ascent and Cosmical descent of those stars.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 2 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
This period, measured thus by the heliacal rising of Sothis, is spoken of as the Sothic cycle.
A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME 1(OF 5)HENRY SMITH WILLIAMS
The heliacal rising of a constellation is when it comes from under the rays of the sun, and begins to appear before daylight.
DISCOURSES ON SATIRE AND ON EPIC POETRYJOHN DRYDEN
I do not see how the heliacal rising of Sirius in any one year could help them to determine its length.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS, FROM EARLY LIFE TO OLD AGE, OF MARY SOMERVILLEMARY SOMERVILLE
They also possessed lists of the fixed stars, and drew up tables of the times of their heliacal risings.
THE BABYLONIAN LEGENDS OF THE CREATIONBRITISH MUSEUM
This was based upon the heliacal rising of Sirius (Sothis) coincident with the beginning of the inundation.
THE WORLD'S PROGRESS, VOL. I (OF X)VARIOUS
Swart star: the Dogstar, called swarthy because its heliacal rising in ancient times occurred soon after mid-summer.
THE GOLDEN TREASURYVARIOUS
He must mean either the heliacal or achronical rising of that sign.
DISCOURSES ON SATIRE AND ON EPIC POETRYJOHN DRYDEN
Astronomical data, especially the heliacal risings of Sothis recorded by dates of their celebration in the vague year.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 1VARIOUS
The dog days were so called because they coincided with the heliacal rising of Sirius or Canicula (the little dog).
HISTORY OF THE PLAGUE IN LONDONDANIEL DEFOE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HELIACAL

  • cosmic
  • empyreal
  • heliacal
  • stellar
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