Definition of Lunisolar

1. Adjective. Relating to or attributed to the moon and the sun or their mutual relations.

Partainyms: Moon, Sun



Definition of Lunisolar

1. a. Resulting from the united action, or pertaining to the mutual relations, of the sun and moon.

Definition of Lunisolar

1. Adjective. (context: of a calendar) Based on both the lunar month and the solar year. ¹

2. Adjective. Pertaining to or caused by both the moon and the sun. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lunisolar

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Lunisolar

1. Resulting from the united action, or pertaining to the mutual relations, of the sun and moon. Lunisolar precession, that portion of the annual precession of the equinoxes which depends on the joint action of the sun and moon. Lunisolar year, a period of time, at the end of which, in the Julian calendar, the new and full moons and the eclipses recur on the same days of the week and month and year as in the previous period. It consists of 532 common years, being the least common multiple of the numbers of years in the cycle of the sun and the cycle of the moon. Origin: L. Luna moon + E. Solar: cf. F. Lunisolaire. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lunisolar

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lungs
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lungyi
lungyis
lunicurrent
lunier
lunies
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lunijianlaite
lunisolar (current term)
lunisolar calendar
lunistices
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lunky

Literary usage of Lunisolar

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1. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1899)
"Mexican calendar not lunisolar. The calendar of Islam alone violates the rule that civilised time-reckoning in the Old World is universally lunisolar. ..."

2. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1899)
"The calendar of Islam alone violates the rule that civilised Book n. time-reckoning in the Old World is universally lunisolar. A^^'nar A lunisolar year, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"And this practice set up a lunisolar variety of the cycle, in connexion with ... According to the lunisolar system, however, the position is different; ..."

4. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1859)
"Invention of lunisolar Years. THERE are 12 complete lunations in a year ; which according to the above rule (of 29$ days to a lunation) would make 354 days, ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"And this practice set up a lunisolar variety of the cycle ... According to the lunisolar system, however, the position is different; ..."

6. Spherical Astronomy by Franz Brünnow (1865)
"motion of the equator, indirectly produced by the perturbations of the planets, changes a little the lunisolar precession as well as the general precession ..."

7. Copernicus: An International Journal of Astronomy by Ralph Copeland, John Louis Emil Dreyer (1882)
"... and accordingly for 1800 + t— lunisolar Precession = 50"-3752 — 0-0002168 t General Precession = 50-2365 + 0-0002268 tm = 46-0581 + ..."

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