uranographical love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as uranographic. Also ouranographical.

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Examples

  • A more detailed and accurate acquaintance with the stellar multitude, regarded from a purely uranographical point of view, has accordingly formed at all times a primary object of celestial science, and was, during the last century, cultivated with a zeal and success by which all previous efforts were dwarfed into insignificance.

    A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century Fourth Edition

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  • sic

    May 20, 2009

  • there's the exceptional high colonic
    but we all know its history is adjectival.

    May 20, 2009

  • Not a noun! Not a noun! If it ends in -ic it's likely to be an adjective (excc.: statistic, physic, medic etc.); if it ends in -ic-al it's almost certainly an adjective (excc.: physical, medical "medical examination").

    The noun for this branch of astronomy is 'uranography'.

    May 20, 2009

  • –noun
    the branch of astronomy concerned with the description and mapping of the heavens, and esp. of the fixed stars.

    May 20, 2009