Definition of Culminations

1. Noun. (plural of culmination) ¹



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Definition of Culminations

1. culmination [n] - See also: culmination

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Culminations

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culminations (current term)
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Literary usage of Culminations

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1. A Treatise on Practical Astronomy, as Applied to Geodesy and Navigation by Charles Leander Doolittle (1890)
"Longitude by Moon culminations. 234. The right ascension of the moon may be determined by means of a transit instrument, mounted at the place whose ..."

2. Elements of Plane Surveying (including Leveling) by Samuel Marx Barton (1913)
"14, two western elongations on July 13, two upper culminations on April 14, and two lower culminations on Oct. 14. The lower culmination either follows or ..."

3. A Manual of Spherical and Practical Astronomy: Embracing the General by William Chauvenet (1900)
"Combination of moon culminations by weights.—When some of the transits either of the moon or of the comparison stars are incomplete, one or more of the ..."

4. An Introduction to Spherical and Practical Astronomy by Dascom Greene (1891)
"LONGITUDE BY MOON culminations. 105. This method depends on the moon's rapid ... If, then, at any two places the interval between the culminations of the ..."

5. Outline of the Method of Conducting a Trigonometrical Survey, for the by Edward Charles Frome (1873)
"By observation* of a circumpolar star at the time of its upper and lower culminations. This method is independent of the declination of the star observed ..."

6. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1855)
"ABSTRACT OF A PAPER ON MOON AND STAR culminations. By Professor GEORGE W. COAKLEY, of St. James College, Maryland. THE meridian of the ephemeris being ..."

7. A Manual of Field Astronomy by Andrew Hall Holt (1916)
"TABLE V LOCAL MEAN (ASTRONOMICAL) TIME OF THE culminations AND ELONGATIONS OF POLARIS IN THE YEAR 1915 With Corrections for Referring the Tabular Quantities ..."

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