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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Situated beyond the moon or its orbit around the earth adj. - Unworldly or ethereal.

Usage examples (5)
  • His predecessor Maimonides had claimed that no valid inference can be drawn from the nature of the sublunar sphere to that of the superlunar sphere.
  • Thanks to it certain events in the sky — the outburst of new stars (the Novae of 1572 and 1604) and the passing of comets, introducing change in the immutable superlunar...
  • There was the duality, unacceptable to a rigorous mind, of the incorruptible superlunar spheres and of the impure sublunar sphere of the Earth subject to change, this...
  • Maimonides does not regard the sublunar and superlunar worlds as independent of each other. for more
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