Associations to the word «Celestial»

Wiktionary

CELESTIAL, adjective. Relating to heaven in a religious sense.
CELESTIAL, adjective. Relating to the sky or space.
CELESTIAL, adjective. (Mormonism) Of or pertaining to the highest degree of glory.
CELESTIAL, noun. An inhabitant of heaven.
CELESTIAL, noun. (obsolete) (sometimes capitalized) A native of China.
CELESTIAL, noun. (obsolete) (slang) by extension, an East Asian person.
CELESTIAL BODIES, noun. Plural of celestial body
CELESTIAL BODY, noun. (astronomy) (astrology) A natural object which is located outside of Earth's atmosphere, such as the Moon, the Sun, an asteroid, planet, or star.
CELESTIAL EMPIRE, proper noun. (obsolete) Empire of China
CELESTIAL EQUATOR, noun. (astronomy) A great circle on the celestial sphere, coincident with the plane of earth's equator.
CELESTIAL EQUATORS, noun. Plural of celestial equator
CELESTIAL MECHANICS, noun. (astronomy) The dynamics of celestial bodies subject to mutual gravitational attraction.
CELESTIAL NAVIGATION, noun. (nautical) Navigation by using the positions of the stars and other heavenly bodies.
CELESTIAL OBJECT, noun. (astronomy) (astrology) A natural object which is located outside of Earth's atmosphere, such as the Moon, the Sun, an asteroid, planet, or star.
CELESTIAL OBJECTS, noun. Plural of celestial object
CELESTIAL POLE, noun. An imaginary point situated where a planet's axis intersects the celestial sphere.
CELESTIAL POLES, noun. Plural of celestial pole
CELESTIAL SPHERE, proper noun. (astronomy) An abstract sphere of infinite radius which serves as the imaginary backdrop for celestial objects, and of which the visible sky is one hemisphere.
CELESTIAL SPHERE, proper noun. Alternative spelling of celestial sphere
CELESTIAL STEM, noun. A heavenly stem.
CELESTIAL STEMS, noun. Plural of celestial stem
CELESTIAL TEAPOT, noun. (philosophy) Russell's teapot

Dictionary definition

CELESTIAL, adjective. Of or relating to the sky; "celestial map"; "a heavenly body".
CELESTIAL, adjective. Relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven; "celestial beings"; "heavenly hosts".
CELESTIAL, adjective. Of heaven or the spirit; "celestial peace"; "ethereal melodies"; "the supernal happiness of a quiet death".

Wise words

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