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as·tro·nom·i·cal

 (ăs′trə-nŏm′ĭ-kəl) also as·tro·nom·ic (-nŏm′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to astronomy.
2. Of enormous magnitude; immense: an astronomical increase in the deficit.

as′tro·nom′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.astronomic - relating or belonging to the science of astronomyastronomic - relating or belonging to the science of astronomy; "astronomic telescope"
2.astronomic - inconceivably large
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
Translations
ضَخْم، هائِلفَلَكي
asztronómiaicsillagászati

astronomy

(əˈstronəmi) noun
the study of the stars and their movements. He is studying astronomy.
aˈstronomer noun
astronomic(al) (ӕstrəˈnomik(l)) adjective
1. (of numbers or amounts) very large. The cost of the new building was astronomical.
2. of astronomy. astronomical observations.
References in classic literature ?
His notes contain many Martian tables, and a great volume of scientific data, but since the International Astronomic Society is at present engaged in classifying, investigating, and verifying this vast fund of remarkable and valuable information, I have felt that it will add nothing to the interest of Captain Carter's story or to the sum total of human knowledge to maintain a strict adherence to the original manuscript in these matters, while it might readily confuse the reader and detract from the interest of the history.
I had about deduced from certain astronomic phenomena I have had under minute observation during the past several tropic nights an entirely new nebular hypothesis which will unquestionably startle the scientific world.
The price of higher education in the United States has been a hot topic over the last decade as college tuition prices rise to astronomic levels, loan companies are cited for their gouging of students with interest rates and payment policies, and top administrators in universities have come under fire for their massive salaries as student debt grows.
The project will be completed in three stages -- foundation, establishment of a scientific centre with astronomic academy followed by an integrated scientific and exploration centre in line with international standards.
The astronomic figure paid by Magnier at Tattersalls for the son of Coolmore's super sire Galileo eclipses the previous record of 3.
For your information, most of us don't have cars or adequate pensions to afford to pay the astronomic bus fares being charged at present.
Cairo, Dhu-AlQa'dah 21, 1433, Oct 7, 2012, SPA -- The third Arab Conference on Astronomy and Geophysics, organized by the National Institute for Astronomic and Geophysical Research of Egypt, is set to start in Cairo tomorrow.
Insiders said that the astronomic growth of the RMB deposits was due mainly to the opening of RMB markets to OBUs, effective July 21 of last year.
The normal cost of renting Wembley for these occasions is astronomic, but Spurs will be offered favourable terms if they 'trade' Redknapp and his compensation.
THURSDAY SUNDAY The Killing Channel 4, 9pm The World's Most Expensive Paintings BBC1, 9pm Continuing the BBC's art season, critic Alastair Sooke tracks down the ten most expensive paintings to sell at auction - from Picasso and Renoir to Van Gogh and Klimt - and investigates the stories behind the astronomic prices that art can reach.
How much of the justice budget is paid out in fabulous and astronomic legal fees to the mighty who judge the many.