Associations to the word «Firmament»
FIRMAMENT, noun. (uncountable) The vault of the heavens; the sky.
FIRMAMENT, noun. (obsolete) basis.
FIRMAMENT, noun. The field or sphere of an interest or activity.
FIRMAMENT, noun. (archaic) In the geocentric Ptolemaic system, the eighth sphere, which carried the fixed stars.
FIRMAMENT, noun. The apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected.
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.