Definition of Observatories

1. Noun. (plural of observatory) ¹



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Definition of Observatories

1. observatory [n] - See also: observatory

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Observatories

observation deck
observation dome
observation post
observation station
observation tower
observational
observational constraints
observational learning
observationalist
observationalists
observationality
observationally
observations
observative
observator
observatories (current term)
observators
observatory
observaunce
observe
observed
observed fire
observedly
observee
observees
observer
observer's meridian
observer variation
observers
observership

Literary usage of Observatories

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The instrumenta employed in observatories have of course -changed considerably during the last two hundred years. When the first royal observatories were ..."

2. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1857)
"observatories. ASTRONOMY, which is thus benefited by the erection of large and stable instruments, requires also the establishment of permanent ..."

3. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1859)
"observatories. ASTRONOMY, which is thus benefited by the erection of large and stable instruments, requires also the establishment of permanent ..."

4. The Observatory by Royal Astronomical Society (Gran Bretaña), Royal Greenwich Observatory, NASA Astrophysics Data System Abstract Service, Royal astronomical society GB (1899)
"In large observatories it is not unusual to establish a number of departments, each under the entire charge of an astronomer who is often unaided by ..."

5. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1891)
"Part II contains Notes of a Visit to Certain European observatories, etc., together with admirable illustrations of some of the more important buildings and ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"When science again began to be cultivated after the dark ages which followed, we find several observatories founded by Arabian princes; ..."

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