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Meaning of "planisphere" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PLANISPHERE

From Medieval Latin plānisphaerium, from Latin plānus flat + Greek sphaira globe.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PLANISPHERE

planisphere  [ˈplænɪˌsfɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PLANISPHERE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Planisphere is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PLANISPHERE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

planisphere

Planisphere

A planisphere is a star chart analog computing instrument in the form of two adjustable disks that rotate on a common pivot. It can be adjusted to display the visible stars for any time and date. It is an instrument to assist in learning how to recognize stars and constellations. The astrolabe, an instrument that has its origins in the Hellenistic civilization, is a predecessor of the modern planisphere.

Definition of planisphere in the English dictionary

The definition of planisphere in the dictionary is a projection or representation of all or part of a sphere on a plane surface, such as a polar projection of the celestial sphere onto a chart.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PLANISPHERE


Anglosphere
ˈæŋɡləʊˌsfɪə
barysphere
ˈbærɪˌsfɪə
bathysphere
ˈbæθɪˌsfɪə
biosphere
ˈbaɪəˌsfɪə
blogosphere
ˈblɒɡəˌsfɪə
chemosphere
ˈkɛməˌsfɪə
ecosphere
ˈiːkəʊˌsfɪə
exosphere
ˈɛksəʊˌsfɪə
geosphere
ˈdʒiːəʊˌsfɪə
heliosphere
ˈhiːlɪəʊˌsfɪə
hemisphere
ˈhɛmɪˌsfɪə
hydrosphere
ˈhaɪdrəˌsfɪə
magnetosphere
mæɡˈniːtəʊˌsfɪə
mesosphere
ˈmɛsəʊˌsfɪə
microsphere
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsfɪə
photosphere
ˈfəʊtəʊˌsfɪə
rhizosphere
ˈraɪzəʊˌsfɪə
stratosphere
ˈstrætəˌsfɪə
thermosphere
ˈθɜːməˌsfɪə
troposphere
ˈtrɒpəˌsfɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PLANISPHERE

planigram
planigraph
planigraphy
planimeter
planimetric
planimetrical
planimetrically
planimetry
planish
planisher
planispheric
plank
plank-sheer
planking
plankter
plankton
planktonic
planless
planlessly
planlessness

WORDS THAT END LIKE PLANISPHERE

anywhere
armillary sphere
asthenosphere
atmosphere
celestial sphere
cerebral hemisphere
cosmosphere
eastern hemisphere
infosphere
insphere
International Standard Atmosphere
ionosphere
lithosphere
N hemisphere
noosphere
northern hemisphere
southern hemisphere
sphere
Twittersphere
upper atmosphere
western hemisphere

Synonyms and antonyms of planisphere in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «planisphere» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PLANISPHERE

Find out the translation of planisphere to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of planisphere from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «planisphere» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

星座图
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

planisferio
570 millions of speakers

English

planisphere
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गोल तल का मानचित्र
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

خارطة نصف الكرة الأرضية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

планисфера
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

planisfério
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

planisphere
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

planisphère
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Planisphere
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

planisphere
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

星座早見表
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

planisphere
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Planisphere
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đồ địa cầu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

planisphere
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्लॅनिसफेअर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

düzlemyuvar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

planisfero
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

planisphere
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

планісфере
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

planisferă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

planisphere
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

planisfeer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

planisphere
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Planisphere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of planisphere

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PLANISPHERE»

The term «planisphere» is regularly used and occupies the 68.834 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PLANISPHERE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «planisphere» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «planisphere» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about planisphere

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PLANISPHERE»

Discover the use of planisphere in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to planisphere and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Planisphere: New Poems
Breathlike Just as the day could use another hour, I need another idea.
John Ashbery, 2010
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Firefly Planisphere: Latitude 42 Degrees North
On any day of the year, the Firefly Planisphere is the best tool to help a stargazer locate night-sky events quickly. This edition was completely updated and includes planetary tables through 2015.
Firefly Books, 2010
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Egypt: Image of Heaven: The Planisphere and the Lost Cradle
This book completes ten years of research into how the Pyramid Field depicts The Constellation of Horus, the deity who bore the meaning of power and invincibility and who guarded the Pharaoh.
Willem H. Zitman, 2006
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Poole Bros' Celestial Handbook; Companion to Their Celestial ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition.
Jules A. Colas, 2013
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Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering ...
Users can perform various operations including drag, scale-up, scale-down, and clicking flags on the planisphere interface. When users click the flags, the client indicates detail data coped with the flag on the planisphere in the most suitable ...
Bogdan Gabrys, Robert J. Howlett, L. C. Jain, 2006
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Antique Maps Celestial Planisphere Address Book
This handy book comes in smythe sewn binding, with memento pouch and thumb cuts.
Paperblanks Book Company, Paperblanks Book Company Staff, 2007
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Mazzaroth
In the planisphere of Dendera, as in other delineations of the starry heavens, the twelve signs of the zodiac are evidently the chief objects, to which the other figures are in subordination. Their forms are so little different from those on modern ...
Frances Rolleston, 2010
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Binocular Stargazing
Brian Tung: http://astro.isi.edu/games/planisphere.html Ken Wilson, Science Museum of Virginia CD Planisphere: http://www.smv.org/pubs/ cdplanispherecomplete2.doc Note: There are a number of "make it yourself" planispheres online that ...
Michael D. Reynolds, Mike D. Reynolds, 2005
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The Gem of the Astral Sciences, Or Mathematics of Celestial ...
To do this, it is necessary to know how to keep the curve or planisphere pattern for the latitude of birth parallel to the horizon of the Planisphere of the given Nativity, which is done in this manner: Fix the curve pattern for the latitude of birth upon ...
Thomas OXLEY (Civil Engineer), 1848
10
Companion for the Apprentice Wizard
By Susan “Moonwriter” Pesznecker (indigo) To find your way around the night sky, you will want to consult a star chart or planisphere. Astronomy magazines often include star charts that are valid for the current month, again showing stars  ...
Oberon Zell-Ravenheart, Faculty of the Grey School of Wizardry, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PLANISPHERE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term planisphere is used in the context of the following news items.
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Western Slope Skies: Astronomy From Your Backyard
An inexpensive planisphere, star chart or smartphone app can be useful in picking out objects, but going to an outreach event and getting a ... «KVNF Public Radio, Jul 15»
2
Bad news for Prince fans: These artists are missing from Apple Music
Fleetwood Mac's Future Games and Justice's Planisphere are also missing from Apple Music and unavailable on Spotify as well. In order to fill ... «Macworld, Jul 15»
3
'Breezeway' by John Ashbery and 'Scattered at Sea' by Amy Gerstler
And just like the other trips he's taken us on (especially in recent books like “Planisphere” and “Quick Question”), his poems feel both jarring ... «Boston Globe, Jun 15»
4
Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival offers unfettered views of the night …
... planet walks, planetarium shows and planisphere practice, stargazing, telescope viewing, and more. Guest speakers for the festival include ... «The Independent | SUindependent.com, Jun 15»
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Bryan Shumaker - Vega, part of Lyra constellation, visible this week
As always, use your favorite planetarium program, app or planisphere to precisely locate these visual treats. As a reminder, the next NOMAC ... «Petoskey News-Review, May 15»
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Bryan Shumaker - Get re-acquainted with the night sky
Costing about $12, the best way to find one is to Google “night sky planisphere.” They last forever, are very portable, and require no batteries! «Petoskey News-Review, May 15»
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International Astronomy Day: Stargazing top tips
You can get special apps on the phone or use a Planisphere to determine which constellations are up and when. 3. Location. Go to an open ... «The Weather Network, Apr 15»
8
Labor commits to green wedge protection
Planisphere recommended the playing fields remain within Kingston's Green Wedge but councillors subsequently narrowly voted to investigate ... «Bayside News, Mar 15»
9
Redditch students see Jupiter whilst stargazing with an astronomer
"I foresee a surge in telescope, binocular and planisphere sales in Redditch – and it won't be for the children. "Fun and educational – what ... «Redditch Advertiser, Mar 15»
10
Council publication 'spin' claim
Kingston Council paid planning consultants Planisphere about $340,000 to produce the 2012 Green Wedge plan. Councillors narrowly voted ... «Bayside News, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Planisphere [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/planisphere>. Sep 2022 ».
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