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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The straight line configuration of 3 celestial bodies (as the sun and earth and moon) in a gravitational system.

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun, : syzygy in the sun-earth-moon system occurs at the time of full moon and new moon
  • And I do not think this set of paired opposites, this syzygy, is unique to me.
  • Aww, I have liked the word syzygy for years now, and I AM surprised about its frequency in titles.
  • Words are celebrated in vocabularic feats -- Page 117 alone delights a word-lover with "syzygy," "invigilator" and "fusee." for more
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