Synodic

/sɪˈnɒdɪk/

Origin

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

Synodic

adjective

  1. Astronomy. pertaining to a conjunction, or to two successive conjunctions of the same bodies.
  2. of or relating to a synod; synodal.
  3. relating to or involving a conjunction or two successive conjunctions of the same star, planet, or satellitethe synodic month

dictionary.com

Synodic

adjective

  1. Relating to or involving the conjunction of stars, planets, or other celestial objects.

lexico.com

Synodic

adjective

  1. : of or relating to a synod : synodal
  2. : relating to conjunction

merriam-webster.com

Example sentences for Synodic

  1. Why, because twenty-seven days is about the synodic period of solar rotation.
  2. Lunar Year, a period of 12 synodic lunar months, being about 354.5 days.
  3. They determined correctly within a small fraction the length of the synodic revolution of the moon.
  4. The correlation with the synodic rotation of the Sun was practically perfect.

Nearby words

synkaryon , synkinesis , synnema , synod , synod of whitby , synodic month , synoecious , synoekete , synoicous , synonychia

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