Associations to the word «Zodiac»


ZODIAC, noun. (astrology) The belt-like region of the celestial sphere approximately eight degrees north and south of the ecliptic, which thousands of years ago included the apparent path of the sun, moon, and planets.
ZODIAC, noun. (astrology) The twelve equal divisions of the astrological zodiacal region into signs, or houses, of the zodiac, each sign named after a constellation in this region.
ZODIAC, noun. (astronomy) The belt-like region of the celestial sphere corresponding to the apparent path of the sun over the course of a year, the ecliptic.
ZODIAC, noun. (countable) A circle decorated with the signs of the zodiac.
ZODIAC, noun. Any of various astrological systems considered similar to the above.
ZODIAC, noun. Alternative letter-case form of zodiac
ZODIAC SIGN, noun. (astrology) Any of the twelve star signs corresponding to the constellations which make up the zodiac.
ZODIAC SIGNS, noun. Plural of zodiac sign

Dictionary definition

ZODIAC, noun. A belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes.
ZODIAC, noun. (astrology) a circular diagram representing the 12 zodiacal constellations and showing their signs.

Wise words

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.
William Butler Yeats