Cosmic Cos"mic (k?z"m?k), Cosmical Cos"mic*al (-m?-kal), a. [Gr. kosmiko`s of the world, fr. ko`smos: cf. F. cosmique. See {Cosmos}.] 1. Pertaining to the universe, and having special reference to universal law or order, or to the one grand harmonious system of things; hence; harmonious; orderly. [1913 Webster]

2. Pertaining to the solar system as a whole, and not to the earth alone. [1913 Webster]

3. Characteristic of the cosmos or universe; inconceivably great; vast; as, cosmic speed. ``Cosmic ranges of time.'' --Tyndall. [1913 Webster]

4. (Astron.) Rising or setting with the sun; -- the opposite of {acronycal}. [1913 Webster]

5. of unsurpassed size, extent, or significance; vast; as, of cosmic proportions; of cosmic importance. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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