from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to a planisphere; resembling a planisphere.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a planisphere.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to a planisphere.


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  • He showed how the planispheric astrolabe and double horizontal dials are closely related �kissing cousins�.

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  • "'Why, whatever in the name of Bride will that be?' Mrs. Bug, naturally, recovered first from her surprise.

    'It's a planispheric astrolabe,' Jamie answered...."

    —Diana Gabaldon, The Fiery Cross (NY: Bantam Dell, 2001), 995

    January 26, 2010

  • My but these Outlanders turn a quaint phrase, in the name of Bridget.

    January 26, 2010

  • *sigh*

    January 26, 2010

  • I'm enjoying this list, chained. :-)

    January 27, 2010