acronycal
Occurring at sunset

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  • acronycal — …   Useful english dictionary

  • acronychal —   , acronycal   a. Astronomy, happening at sunset, especially of star whose rising is at sunset …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Acronycally — A*cron yc*al*ly, adv. In an acronycal manner as rising at the setting of the sun, and vice versa. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acronyctous — Ac ro*nyc tous, a. [Gr. akro nyktos; a kros + ny x, nykto s, night.] (Astron.) Acronycal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cosmic — Cos mic (k?z m?k), Cosmical Cos mic*al ( m? kal), a. [Gr. kosmiko s of the world, fr. ko smos: cf. F. cosmique. See {Cosmos}.] 1. Pertaining to the universe, and having special reference to universal law or order, or to the one grand harmonious… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cosmical — Cosmic Cos mic (k?z m?k), Cosmical Cos mic*al ( m? kal), a. [Gr. kosmiko s of the world, fr. ko smos: cf. F. cosmique. See {Cosmos}.] 1. Pertaining to the universe, and having special reference to universal law or order, or to the one grand… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acronical — or acronycal [ə krän′i kəl] adj. 〚Gr akronychos, at sunset < akros (see ACRO ) + nyx, NIGHT〛 Astron. happening at sunset, as the rising of a star * * * …   Universalium

  • acronical — or acronycal [ə krän′i kəl] adj. [Gr akronychos, at sunset < akros (see ACRO ) + nyx, NIGHT] Astron. happening at sunset, as the rising of a star …   English World dictionary

  • achronical — achronical, ly incorr. forms of acronycal, ly …   Useful english dictionary

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