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- adj. Beyond the Moon; hence, very lofty.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Beyond the moon; hence, very lofty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Being beyond the moon; hence, very lofty; of very great height.
Simplicius goes on to say that Ammonius devoted an entire book to arguing that, contrary to these Peripatetics, God was both final and efficient cause of both the movement and existence of the whole world, sublunar and supralunar.
On the basis of texts he himself edited, Schneider maintained that, contrary to contemporary Aristotelian theory, Marchia argues that the heavens are not made up of matter so completely different from terrestrial matter that it radically differentiates the supralunar realm from the sublunar one.
It was declared that, while some comets were doubtless supralunar, some must be sublunar.
No man had so clearly proved the supralunar position of a comet, or shown so conclusively that its motion was not erratic, but regular.
That he really believed in this theological theory seems impossible; the very fact that his observations had settled the supralunar character and regular motion of comets proves this.
On that too brief, delightful morning, we talked of all things -- supralunar, lunar, and sublunary.
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