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Meaning of ASTRONOMER

Pronunciation:  u'strânumur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a physicist who studies astronomy
 

ASTRONOMER is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: stargazer, uranologist
 
 See Also: Anders Celsius, Aristarchus of Samos, Asaph Hall, astrophysicist, Benjamin Peirce, Bessel, Bowditch, Celsius, Claudius Ptolemaeus, Clyde William Tombaugh, Copernicus, cosmologist, David Rittenhouse, Eddington, Edmond Halley, Edmund Halley, Edwin Hubble, Edwin Powell Hubble, Eratosthenes, Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel, Galileo, Galileo Galilei, George Ellery Hale, Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli, Hale, Hall, Halley, Harlow Shapley, Henry Norris Russell, Henry Russell, Herschel, Hipparchus, Hubble, Huggins, Hypatia, Jan Hendrix Oort, Johan Kepler, Johann Muller, Johannes Kepler, John Herschel, Kepler, Langley, Laplace, Lovell, Lowell, Maria Mitchell, Marquis de Laplace, Mikolaj Kopernik, Mitchell, Muller, Nathaniel Bowditch, Newcomb, Nicolaus Copernicus, Omar Khayyam, Oort, Peirce, Percival Lowell, physicist, Pierre Simon de Laplace, Ptolemy, Regiomontanus, Rittenhouse, Russell, Samuel Pierpoint Langley, Schiaparelli, Shapley, Simon Newcomb, Sir Alfred Charles Bernard Lovell, Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington, Sir Bernard Lovell, Sir Frederick William Herschel, Sir John Frederick William Herschel, Sir John Herschel, Sir William Herschel, Sir William Huggins, Sitter, Thales, Thales of Miletus, Tombaugh, Willem de Sitter, William Herschel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\As*tron"o*mer\, n. [See {Astronomy}.]
1. An astrologer. [Obs.] --Shak.

2. One who is versed in astronomy; one who has a knowledge of
   the laws of the heavenly orbs, or the principles by which
   their motions are regulated, with their various phenomena.

         An undevout astronomer is mad.        --Young.

 

 

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