Definition of Embolismic

1. a. Pertaining to embolism or intercalation; intercalated; as, an embolismic year, i. e., the year in which there is intercalation.



Definition of Embolismic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Embolismic

embolectomy
emboli
embolic abscess
embolic gangrene
embolic infarct
embolic pneumonia
embolies
emboliform
emboliform nucleus
embolisation
embolism
embolism and thrombosis
embolismal
embolismic (current term)
embolisms
embolite
embolization
embolizations
embololalia
embolomycotic
embolomycotic aneurysm
embolon
embolophasia
embolophrasia
embolotherapy
emboluses

Literary usage of Embolismic

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1. Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy by Jacques Ozanam, Jean Etienne Montucla (1814)
"We know that all the civil lunar years of the new calendar, which begin on the first of January, are embolismic, when they ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"To twelve of the 19 years 12 lunations were assigned, and to the other seven 13 lunations, the thirteenth lunation being known as the embolismic or ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The year is luni-solar, and, according as it is ordinary or embolismic, consists of twelve or thirteen lunar months, each of which has 29 or 30 days. ..."

4. The Ecclesiastical Calendar: Its Theory and Contruction by Samuel Butcher (1877)
"Proceeding as before, we find the next (the third) embolismic year to be the ... (') The nineteenth and last year of the cycle is the sixth embolismic year. ..."

5. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: The Text Carefully by Adam Clarke (1837)
"In the embolismic year, Adar always consists of 30, and the thirteenth month, ... The reason why an embolismic year for the most part succeeds two common ..."

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