Meaning of CELESTIAL in English

CELESTIAL

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

body

But the observations threatened a notion fundamental for many Aristotelians, namely, that all celestial bodies are perfect spheres.

Some have finials, some have celestial bodies or attached benches.

Perhaps there was a way to read longitude in the relative positions of the celestial bodies .

The celestial bodies than proceed to pass through the same series of configurations as they had done countless times before.

sphere

No one wanted to pay for music; the general feeling was that it should flow free from the celestial spheres .

This hulking Atlas is carrying the universe upon his shoulders, a hollow orb ringed with the constellations of the celestial sphere .

Now global dimensions could be set, with authority, by the celestial spheres .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

celestial music

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A marble collage of celestial entities adorned the wall above Demian's head.

It dominated the world of man and was represented by the celestial firmament.

The early experiments involve simple angular measurement of the coordinates of celestial objects for star positions, planetary motions etc.

The satellite, therefore, with its celestial impunity was the perfect platform.

The second celestial apparition was a faint, pearly cone of light slanting up the eastern sky.

Then the Sun sank below the rings, so that they framed it with their arches, and the celestial fireworks ceased.

There was assumed to be a counterpart in human events to every celestial phenomenon.

This new perception of celestial motion immediately explained numerous daily observations and solved problems of astronomical coherence.

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