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synonyms for solstice

  • ceiling
  • crest
  • elevation
  • extent
  • peak
  • pinnacle
  • prominence
  • stature
  • acme
  • apex
  • apogee
  • brow
  • crown
  • cusp
  • highness
  • hill
  • loftiness
  • mountain
  • pitch
  • rise
  • summit
  • tallness
  • tip
  • tiptop
  • vertex
  • zenith

antonyms for solstice

MOST RELEVANT
  • base
  • bottom
  • nadir
  • depth
  • lowness
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How to use solstice in a sentence

The solstice occurs in the predawn hours, making this the shortest day of the year.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: CLEARING BUT BLUSTERY TODAY AND REMAINING CHILLY INTO THE WEEKENDDAVID STREITDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Right around the solstice, they may appear as one overlapping body above the horizon.
JUPITER AND SATURN WILL COME CLOSE ENOUGH TO FORM FIRST ‘DOUBLE PLANET’ VISIBLE IN NEARLY 800 YEARSTEO ARMUSDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
My mother’s friend upheld her end of the bargain, but then there I was, a solstice changeling, revealing my true name.
DAWN OF THE HELIOCENE - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENSUMMER PRAETORIUSSEPTEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
The estival solstice of Meton, the Athenian, corresponds with this day, in the 87th Olympiad.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The June sun was already shining at its solstice, and the time to leave for Icla's home had come.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
It then turns towards the winter solstice, as far as Issus, and thence immediately makes a bend to the south to Phœnicia.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
At winter solstice, the vertical rays strike 23½° S. latitude, the Tropic of Capricorn.
DESERTSA. S. WALKER
So, in Adelie Land, short spells of calm weather may be expected over a period of barely three months around the summer solstice.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
From this time its declination increases day by day until the summer solstice, when, in Joshua's time, it was nearly 24° north.
THE ASTRONOMY OF THE BIBLEE. WALTER MAUNDER
Thus its daily path at the time of the winter solstice, about December 21, can be represented by the circle Xmn′.
ASTRONOMICAL LORE IN CHAUCERFLORENCE M. GRIMM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SOLSTICE

  • acme
  • apex
  • apogee
  • brow
  • ceiling
  • crest
  • crown
  • cusp
  • elevation
  • extent
  • highness
  • hill
  • loftiness
  • mountain
  • peak
  • pinnacle
  • pitch
  • prominence
  • rise
  • solstice
  • stature
  • summit
  • tallness
  • tip
  • tiptop
  • vertex
  • zenith
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.