Diurnal

Diurnal ("daily") may refer to:

In astrology:

  • Diurnal chart, a chart for a given date, based on the natal chart
  • Diurnal planet, a planet in a sect for which the Sun is above the horizon
  • Diurnal sign, a sign in the zodiac
  • Diurnal arc, time expressed as right ascension

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  • Diurnal — Di*ur nal, a. [L. diurnalis, fr. dies day. See {Deity}, and cf. {Journal}.] 1. Relating to the daytime; belonging to the period of daylight, distinguished from the night; opposed to {nocturnal}; as, diurnal heat; diurnal hours. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diurnal — diurnal, aux [ djyrnal, o ] n. m. • 1671; « diurne » 1525; lat. diurnalis ♦ Relig. Livre de prières qui renferme spécialement l office du jour. ● diurnal nom masculin (latin diurnalis) Livre de prières, extrait du bréviaire, qui contient… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • diurnal — 1. (di ur nal) s. m. Nom d une sorte de bréviaire, où l on a recueilli les prières qui sont chaque jour à l usage des gens d Église.    Au plur. Des diurnaux. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. diurnalis, de diurnus, diurne. SUPPLÉMENT AU DICTIONNAIRE 1. DIURNAL …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • diurnal — diurnál s. n. (sil. di ur ) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  DIURNÁL s.n. 1. Carte care cuprinde rugăciunile de zi (la catolici). 2. Povestire a faptelor zilnice, povestire zi de zi a faptelor. [pron. di ur , pl. le. /… …   Dicționar Român

  • Diurnal — Di*ur nal, n. [Cf. F. diurnal a prayerbook. See {Diurnal}, a.] 1. A daybook; a journal. [Obs.] Tatler. [1913 Webster] 2. (R. C. Ch.) A small volume containing the daily service for the little hours, viz., prime, tierce, sext, nones, vespers, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diurnal — is not an ordinary synonym of daily but has special technical meanings (especially in medicine and the life sciences) opposed to nocturnal: • During the last two hundred years, the European continent has seen a period of intensifying persecution… …   Modern English usage

  • diurnal — DIURNAL. s. m. Livre de prières qui contient l Office Canonial de chaque jour, à l exception des Matines, et quelquefois des Laudes. Diurnal Romain. Diurnal à l usage de Paris …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • diurnal — index daily Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • diurnal — late 14c., from L.L. diurnalis daily, from L. dies day + urnus, an adjectival suffix denoting time (Cf. hibernus wintery ). Dies day is from PIE root *dyeu (Cf. Skt. diva by day, Welsh diw, Bret. deiz day; Arm …   Etymology dictionary

  • diurnal — |i u| adj. 2 g. 1. Cotidiano. • s. m. 2. Livro de orações para cada dia do ano …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa


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