Associations to the word «Firmament»

Wiktionary

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.

Dictionary definition

FIRMAMENT, noun. The apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected.

Wise words

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