Associations to the word «Constellation»

Wiktionary

CONSTELLATION, noun. An asterism, an arbitrary formation of stars perceived as a figure or pattern.
CONSTELLATION, noun. An image associated with a group of stars.
CONSTELLATION, noun. (astronomy) Any of the 88 officially recognized regions of the sky, including all stars and celestial bodies in the region.
CONSTELLATION, noun. (astrology) The configuration of planets at a given time (notably of birth), as used for determining a horoscope.
CONSTELLATION, noun. (figuratively) A wide, seemingly unlimited assortment.
CONSTELLATION, noun. (spaceflight) a fleet of satellites of the same purpose (such as the set of GPS satellites, or Iridium satcom fleet)
CONSTELLATION, noun. A configuration or grouping.

Dictionary definition

CONSTELLATION, noun. An arrangement of parts or elements; "the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time".
CONSTELLATION, noun. A configuration of stars as seen from the earth.

Wise words

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