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- adv. Of or relating to astronomy.
- adv. In the extreme, very (typically very large).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an astronomical manner; by means of astronomy, or according to astronomic principles or methods.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. enormously
You are, in any case talking about tax as a proportion of GDP which has grown astronomically from the Major period onwards.
Offenses have responded to it, but the defensive work ethic really has lept astronomically from the 80s.
It is a known fact that the quantities of chemicals secreted by the brain diminish astronomically from the early 20's to late 70's.
- What we know as the astronomically expensive Toughbook laptops over here, the Japanese know as the wildly spendy Let's Note machines over there.
If users search for something on a mobile app, they are "astronomically" more likely to click on the ad presented to them if it is for a nearby business. expanded the click-to-call campaign by offering it to local advertisers in addition to national ones just four months ago, so perhaps the increase in click-through rates is being affected by the large advertisers.
By turning Blackburn Rovers into a brand, Venky's could make them the side to change this; were an Indian player to turn out for Rovers, there could emerge a very lucrative fan base, mimicking the effect the South Korean midfielder Park ji-Sung has had when playing for Manchester United, with his appearance astronomically boosting Asian television audiences and being a constant source of merchandise revenues.
Two hours outside Minneapolis, it is worlds away from moneyed areas like Beverly Hills, Calif. or Vail, Colo., where the vast majority of astronomically expensive homes are clustered.
The study has since been cited as evidence that even astronomically high lead levels are not cause for concern.
In India the figures are astronomically higher, exceeding 450,000.
Most people are familiar with the lush and robust world of James Cameron's record-breaking blockbuster, Avatar, especially considering it's astronomically high gross called for no small amount of repeat business.