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ASTRONOMICAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does astronomical mean? 

ASTRONOMICAL (adjective)
  The adjective ASTRONOMICAL has 2 senses:

1. relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
2. inconceivably large

  Familiarity information: ASTRONOMICAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ASTRONOMICAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Relating or belonging to the science of astronomy

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

astronomic; astronomical

Context example:

astronomic telescope

Pertainym:

astronomy (the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole)


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Meaning:

Inconceivably large

Synonyms:

astronomic; astronomical; galactic

Similar:

big; large (above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent)


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