1555–65; < Late Latin synodicus < Greek synodikós. See synod, -ic (Source: dictionary.com)
Mid 17th century via late Latin from Greek sunodikos, from sunodos (see synod). (Source: lexico.com)
Definitions of Synodic
- Astronomy. pertaining to a conjunction, or to two successive conjunctions of the same bodies.
- of or relating to a synod; synodal.
- relating to or involving a conjunction or two successive conjunctions of the same star, planet, or satellitethe synodic month
- Relating to or involving the conjunction of stars, planets, or other celestial objects.
- : of or relating to a synod : synodal
- : relating to conjunction
Example sentences for Synodic
- Why, because twenty-seven days is about the synodic period of solar rotation.
- Lunar Year, a period of 12 synodic lunar months, being about 354.5 days.
- They determined correctly within a small fraction the length of the synodic revolution of the moon.
- The correlation with the synodic rotation of the Sun was practically perfect.
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