Definition of Cosmic time

1. Noun. The time covered by the physical formation and development of the universe.

Generic synonyms: Time
Specialized synonyms: Sidereal Time, Solstice, Equinox

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cosmic Time

cosmic background radiation
cosmic dust
cosmic joker
cosmic latte
cosmic lattes
cosmic microwave background
cosmic microwave background radiation
cosmic radiation
cosmic ray
cosmic rays
cosmic string
cosmic teapot
cosmic time (current term)
cosmic wall
cosmid map

Literary usage of Cosmic time

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1. The World Machine: The First Phase; the Cosmic Mechanism by Carl Snyder (1907)
"We have cast aside the heavy trammels of our daily cares and daily needs to search for cosmic order; let us turn to view the ways of cosmic time. ..."

2. The Observatory (1885)
"UNIVERSAL OB cosmic time *.—The present powerful movement in favour of a universal Prime-Meridian and Time System owes its origin principally to the ..."

3. Report of the ... Annual Conference by Association for the Reform and Codification of the Law of Nations Conference (1882)
"For the sake of distinction, the hours of cosmic time to be denoted by symbols and not by numbers; and preferably by the letters of the English alphabet ..."

4. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1908)
"Cosmic space and cosmic time, so far from being the intuitions that Kant said they were, are constructions as patently artificial as any that science can ..."

5. Dancing With Siva: Hinduism's Contemporary Catechism by Himalayan Academy, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Master Subramuniya (2003)
"After a period oftotal withdrawal a new universe or lifespan of Brahma begins. This entire cycle repeats infinitely. This view of cosmic time is recorded in ..."

6. A Text-book of Geology: For Use in Universities, Colleges, Schools of by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1915)
"... Formations In Chapter XXVI were described the events that are thought to have taken place during cosmic time, and, as the earliest geologic conditions ..."

7. The International Year Book edited by Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck (1900)
"In the infinite extension of cosmic time so many stellar systems may indeed have ceased to exist that the dead may outnumber the living manyfold. ..."

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