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Word: celestial

Definition: heavenly


Sentences Containing 'celestial'

An object on the celestial equator has a PD of 90°.
As the first stage of the journey of Christian to the Celestial City, it is the entrance to the King's Highway.
At around 150 BC, this star was two degrees away from the southern celestial pole.
Before the introduction of the compass, celestial navigation was the main method for navigation at sea.
Celestial Being usually refers to an angel.
Courses are even offered in celestial navigation.
If your trade is with the Celestial Empire, then some small counting house on the coast, in some Salem harbor, will be fixture enough.
Imaging radar has been used to map the Earth, other planets, asteroids, other celestial objects and to categorize targets for military systems.
In antiquity, he was credited with inventing the first celestial globe.
In astrology, the acronical place is the position of a planet or other celestial body when it is directly opposite the Sun.
In celestial mechanics, eccentric anomaly is an angular parameter that defines the position of a body that is moving along an elliptic Kepler orbit.
Inspired by a dream of a celestial vehicle, Dhanna Shah, a Porwal, commenced its construction, under the patronage of Rana Kumbha, then ruler of Mewar.
It covers the legal use of outer space by nation states, and includes in its definition of "outer space" the Moon and other celestial bodies.
It is considered to be the spot where the drops of Amrit fell over from the sky, while being carried in a pitcher by the celestial bird, Garuda after the Samudra manthan.
Lit up by the moon, it looked celestial; seemed some plumed and glittering god uprising from the sea.
Lulu's Celestial Weapon is the Onion Knight, a homage to "Final Fantasy III".
Mantis was revealed to be the Celestial Madonna, who was destined to give birth to a being that would save the universe.
Morrel uttered a loud exclamation, and frantic, doubtful, dazzled, as though by a celestial vision, he fell upon his knees.
Of this he took no heed, but was, as far as appearances might be trusted, enjoying soft repose and bright celestial dreams.
Other poets have warbled the praises of the soft eye of the antelope, and the lovely plumage of the bird that never alights; less celestial, I celebrate a tail.
Outer space, or simply space, is the void that exists between celestial bodies, including the Earth.
Over the course of centuries they continue to slowly change, becoming celestial beasts.
Polar distance (PD) is an astronomical term associated with the celestial equatorial coordinate system Σ(α, δ) and it is an angular distance of a celestial object on its meridian measured from the celestial pole, similar as declination (dec, δ) is measured from the celestial equator: Definition.
Ramon arrives with Vincenette, and forgives her, but Mireille dies and is called to heaven by a celestial voice.
Stars represent celestial goodness; noble person; excellence.
That is particularly true of my country, which respectful serves the Celestial Court and pays tribute without fail.
The "Celestial Madonna" saga ended with their wedding, presided over by Immortus.
The 1833 fire revealed some frescoes depicting celestial bodies and animals.
The Brights' avatar represents a celestial body viewed from space.
The celestial paragons of the eladrins are collectively known as The Court of Stars.
The Central Fire or Hearth of the Universe is a fiery celestial body hypothesized by the pre-Socratic philosopher Philolaus to be positioned at the center of the universe, around which all other celestial objects revolve.
The creation story of Heliopolis is also illustrated, as Nut, the sky-goddess, is shown in her celestial form as a cow.
The firre eladrin appears under the "celestial" entry in the "Manual of the Planes" (2001).
The GBT is fully steerable, and 85% of the entire celestial sphere is accessible.
The gentle dance rhythms are celestial and heavenly in their inexorable progress".
The genus "Forpus", particularly the Celestial or Pacific Parrotlet, is growing in availability and popularity in aviculture.
The ghaele eladrin appears under the "celestial" entry in the Monster Manual for this edition (2000).
The little citizen, not to be outdone, declared her to be a celestial witness.
The white saltire set against a celestial blue background is said to have been adopted as the design of the flag of Scotland on the basis of this legend.
The winds which passed over my dwelling were such as sweep over the ridges of mountains, bearing the broken strains, or celestial parts only, of terrestrial music.
Their goodly, Upper plane dwelling counterparts are celestial creatures.
Then, using Kepler's laws of celestial mechanics, the distance between the stars is calculated.
They spend the greatest part of their lives in observing the celestial bodies, which they do by the assistance of glasses, far excelling ours in goodness.
This proposal was vetoed by Gerald Savory, the BBC's Head of Serials (and Wiles' superior), which led to Wiles leaving before "The Celestial Toymaker" was produced.
Velikovsky argued that electromagnetic effects play an important role in celestial mechanics.
Velikovsky would rebuild the science of celestial mechanics to save the literal accuracy of ancient legends."
We are wont to imagine rare and delectable places in some remote and more celestial corner of the system, behind the constellation of Cassiopeia's Chair, far from noise and disturbance.
What appears to you to emanate from a celestial source, seems to me to proceed from one far less pure.
Yesudas is fondly called Gana Gandharvan (English: The Celestial Singer).
``Say not so,''quickly returned Monte Cristo``say not so, my friends; angels never err, celestial beings remain where they wish to be.

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