An annual publication including calendars with weather forecasts, astronomical information, tide tables, and other related. Almanac definition is a publication containing astronomical and meteorological data for a given year and. Book verb definition and synonyms macmillan dictionary. The definition of an almanac is a publication with a calendar for the upcoming year, particularly in terms of weather, astronomy and meteorology. Navigating through the cyberspace signposts of mexican history.
An almanac provides data on the rising and setting times of the sun and moon, the phases of the moon, the positions of the planets, schedules of high and low tides. A set of written, printed, or blank pages fastened along one side and encased between protective covers. An almanac, by definition, records and predicts astronomical events the rising of the sun, for instance, tides, weather, and other phenomena with respect to time. An almanac is a book published every year which contains information about the movements of the planets, the changes of the moon and the tides, and the dates of important anniversaries. Nautical almanac definition of nautical almanac by lexico. Almanac definition of almanac by the free dictionary. Synonyms for almanac at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Though the present day almanac makers have discarded the surya sidhantic length of the year, they are still adhering to the sidereal year instead of the solar year his almanac tables, showing the moon and earth with the planets revolving about the sun, met the test of expert observation as well as the old earthcentered tables had indeed, the novel narrativizes the reception of the almanac. The almanac is published twice a year in two separate versions, russian and english.
Almanac definition for englishlanguage learners from. Almanac is listed in the worlds largest and most authoritative dictionary database of abbreviations and acronyms. Novel definition is new and not resembling something formerly known or used. Almanac definition and meaning collins english dictionary. Almanack definition and meaning collins english dictionary. Definitions 2 1 intransitivetransitive to buy tickets, or to arrange to have or use something at a particular time in the future ill book a table for 8 o clock. An almanac is an annual publication listing a set of events forthcoming in the next year. The world almanac and book of facts is a uspublished reference work and is a bestselling almanac conveying information about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, and sports feats. A clinical trial of sentinel lymph node biopsy slnb versus complete axillary clearance for patients with operable early stage breast cancer. Almanac meaning in the cambridge english dictionary. An annual publication including calendars with weather forecasts, astronomical information, tide tables, and other related tabular information. Apr 06, 2020 almanac plural almanacs astronomy, navigation a book or table listing nautical, astronomical, astrological or other events for the year.
A main division of a larger printed or written work. In recent years, weve expanded the almanac contentbut always with an eye on keeping things fun and practical. Definition and synonyms of almanac from the online english dictionary from macmillan education. An almanac is an annual publication devoted to the facts and statistics of a given subject. A usually annual reference book composed of various lists, tables. This popular electronic almanac is the perfect englishlanguage primer about mexican history. An almanac is a book published every year which contains information about the movements. An almanac is a book published every year that contains information about the movements of the planets, the changes of the moon and the tides, and the dates. Definition of almanac written for english language learners from the merriamwebster learners dictionary with audio pronunciations, usage examples, and countnoncount noun labels.
While the almanac has spanned centuries and the content has. Almanac definition in the cambridge english dictionary. It has been invaluable for all my gardening ventures, fishing trips, and life adventures. His fascination with the event led him to discover for himself when eclipses might occur using only an almanac and a book on geography. Almanac definition, an annual publication containing a calendar for the coming year, the times of such events and phenomena as anniversaries, sunrises and sunsets, phases of the moon, tides, etc. Bibliodyssey blog which recently published a wonderful book about wonderful old books. Almanac definition of almanac by medical dictionary. As well as his annual almanac, he produced a series of astrological and prophetic pamphlets. Almanac, book or table containing a calendar of the days, weeks, and months of the year. The astronomical almanac was once a book of permanent tables, with the annual version appearing in the 16th century. From longman dictionary of contemporary english almanac al. It has been published yearly from 1868 to 1875, and again every year since 1886.
Celestial figures and various statistics are found in almanacs, such. As nouns the difference between almanac and calendar is that almanac is a book or table listing nautical, astronomical, astrological or other events for the year. Almanack synonyms, almanack pronunciation, almanack translation, english dictionary definition of almanack. A handbook, typically published annually, containing information on a particular subject. An almanac also spelled almanack and almanach is an annual publication listing a set of events forthcoming in the next year. Definition and synonyms of book from the online english dictionary from macmillan education. It includes information like weather forecasts, farmers planting dates, tide tables, and other tabular data often arranged according to the calendar.
An e book or other electronic resource structured like a book. A table or calendar, in which are set down the revolutions of the seasons, the rising and setting of the sun, the phases of the moon, the most remarkable conjunctions, positions and phenomena of the heavenly bodies, the months of the year, the days of the month and week, and a variety of other matter. Synonyms for almanac include annual, handbook, yearbook, annal, calendar, chronicle, compendium, guide, manual and register. The oxford english dictionary similarly says the word has no etymon in. A book or table, containing a calendar of days, and months, to which astronomical data and various statistics are often added, such as the times of the rising and setting of the sun and moon, eclipses, hours of full tide, stated festivals of churches, terms of courts. An almanac is a book or table containing a calendar of the days, weeks and months of the year, a register of ecclesiastical festivals and saints days, and a record of various astronomical phenomena, etc. This is an item in the raw almanac file and does not include the 0. Seventyfour years later, it is still one of my favorite readers and is my favorite reference. An almanac provides data on the rising and setting times of the sun. Change your default dictionary to american english. Guide definition in the cambridge english dictionary.
Definition of book written for english language learners from the merriamwebster learners dictionary with audio pronunciations, usage examples, and countnoncount noun labels. The satellite almanac orbital inclination angle offset i as defined in isgps200h. It was number 1 on the washington post bestseller list on november 27, 2011. Almanac noun definition and synonyms macmillan dictionary. Axillary lymphatic mapping against nodal axillary clearance.
Ephemeris definition, a table showing the positions of a heavenly body on a number of dates in a regular sequence. Almanack definition of almanack by the free dictionary. Almanac noun a book or table, containing a calendar of days, and months, to which astronomical data and various statistics are often added, such as the times of the rising and. A usually annual reference book composed of various lists, tables, and often brief articles relating to a particular field or many general fields. The traditional definition of an almanac is an annual publication that contains a wealth of information about the forthcoming year. See almanac in the oxford advanced learners dictionary. The old farmers almanac was one of my first readers. Almanac definition is a publication containing astronomical and meteorological data for a given year and often including a miscellany of other information. You might consult a sports almanac for the coming years scheduled games, or information on your favorite or least favorite player. Almanac dictionary definition almanac defined yourdictionary. Book definition for englishlanguage learners from merriam. What a book of knowledge, a collection of tradition, and a record of folklore the almanac has been. Almanac noun meaning, pronunciation and more by macmillan dictionary.992 417 306 1380 601 471 262 462 1293 699 916 1108 594 673 331 836 451 1015 656 702 1538 1570 418 1065 1355 758 375 1156 1297 540 40 426 493 452 880