Definition of Solstitial

1. a. Of or pertaining to a solstice.



Definition of Solstitial

1. Adjective. Pertaining to a solstice. ¹

2. Adjective. Occurring on a solstice. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Solstitial

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solstitial

solonetses
solonetz
solonetzes
solonetzic
solongoite
solonic
solons
solos
solpugid
solpugidea
solpugids
sols
solstices
solsticial
solstitial (current term)
solubilise
solubilised
solubiliser
solubilisers
solubilises
solubilising
solubilities
solubility
solubility test
solubilizate
solubilizates
solubilization
solubilizations
solubilize

Literary usage of Solstitial

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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1837)
"If we say that the sun is on the equinoctial colure at the quarter days oi March and September, and on the solstitial colure at those of June and December, ..."

2. An Introduction to Astronomy by Denison Olmsted (1856)
"The solstitial Points are the two points of the ecliptic most distant from the equator. ... The solstitial Colure, is the meridian which passes through the ..."

3. An Introduction to Astronomy: Designed as a Text Book for the Students of by Denison Olmsted (1843)
"The solstitial Points are the two points of the ecliptic most distant from the equator. ... The solstitial Colure, is the meridian which passes through the ..."

4. An Introduction to Astronomy: Designed as a Text Book for the Students of by Denison Olmsted (1855)
"The solstitial Points are the two points of the ecliptic most distant from the equator. ... The solstitial Colure, is the meridian which passes through the ..."

5. The History of Hindostan: Its Arts, and Its Sciences, as Connected with the by Thomas Maurice (1795)
"... when the Star a. in Draco, being in the solstitial Colure, was considered as the POLE STAR, benignant to a maritime Race —Chaldea, when the Pleiades ..."

6. A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes; Or, A Philosophical View of the by Thomas Keith (1832)
"The CARDINAL POINTS of the ecliptic are the equinoctial and solstitial points, ... The solstitial POINTS are Cancer and Capricorn. When the sun is in, ..."

7. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1858)
"In the centre of this the Sun and Earth may be considered to be placed ; it cuts the ecliptic towards the solstitial points, and is inclined to it at about ..."

8. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"It is a bright star, nearly in the solstitial colure, and consequently the minor axis of the small ellipse which its apparent place describes in the heavens ..."

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