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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. Relating to the stars.
2. Measured with reference to the apparent motion of the stars. For example, sidereal time.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin sidus (star).
USAGE:"The silvery, coarse grain of Maisel's prints in negative makes it hard to tell whether they present day or night views. In several, a darkness looms different from that of sidereal night."
Kenneth Baker; 'Home Movies' Not Like the Ones Your Dad Made; San Francisco Chronicle; Apr 14, 2007.
Explore "sidereal" in the Visual Thesaurus.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Oh, how small a portion of earth will hold us when we are dead, who ambitiously seek after the whole world while we are living! -Philip of Macedon, king, father of Alexander the Great (382-336 BCE)
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