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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 ?
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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.
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Council tax payers have a right to know who is responsible for every element of their astronomic bills.
The discovery provides solid empirical proofs for current scientific approaches in astronomic observations of distant galactic objects.
The author finds evidence in ShakespeareEs plays that Shakespeare was aware of the revolution in scientific understanding that was taking place during his lifetime, but because that scientific knowledge was politically and religiously controversial, Shakespeare wrote allegorically about the latest astronomic discoveries.
It is also used as part of a worldwide network of radio telescopes for astronomic observations at the highest resolutions.
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