ASTRONOMICAL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ASTRONOMICAL
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astronomical
 a.  enormously large or extensive; relating to astronomy
Classic Sentence:
1  Most of them, and especially those who deal in the astronomical part, have great faith in judicial astrology, although they are ashamed to own it publicly.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER II.
2  The place is stored with great variety of sextants, quadrants, telescopes, astrolabes, and other astronomical instruments.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER III.
3  This loadstone is under the care of certain astronomers, who, from time to time, give it such positions as the monarch directs.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER III.
4  Then the captain of the piece, bearing down upon the breech in order to raise the muzzle, began to point the cannon with the gravity of an astronomer levelling a telescope.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE SITUATION BECOMES AGGRAVATED
Example Sentence:
1  The government seems willing to spend astronomical sums on weapons development.
2  The photosphere of an astronomical object is the region from which externally received light comes.
3  Light - year is an astronomical unit.
4  He was an expert on ancient Chinese astronomical literature.
5  Early astronomers thought that our planet was the centre of the universe.
6  It is good to recall that astronomers cover only a tiny fraction of the sky at any time.
7  No meteor shower is more spectacular than the annual Perseid showers which astronomers consider one of the most rewarding sky watching events of the year.
8  He felt much as an astronomer feels who has discovered a new planet -- no doubt, as far as strong, deep, unalloyed pleasure is concerned.
9  He felt much as an astronomer feels who has discovered a new planet -- no doubt, as far as strong, deep, unalloyed pleasure is concerned, the advantage was with the boy, not the astronomer.
10  He felt much as an astronomer feels who has discovered a new planet--no doubt, as far as strong, deep, unalloyed pleasure is concerned.
11  An astronomer can determine the brightness of each star.
12  A new star attracted the notice of the astronomer.